Take A Stand

Take A Stand is a video produced by PEI students as part of the Anti-Racism Video Project at the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada. The video shows the importance in taking a stand against discrimination and speaking up for others whether it be on the street or in classrooms. The message of the film … Continue reading

Black Looks: Race and Representation

Black Looks: Race and Representation by Bell Hooks examines the portrayal/representation of African Americans amongst dominant “white” culture. A quote from Black Looks; “Often their rage erupts because they believe that all ways of looking that highlight difference subvert the liberal belief in a universal subjectivity (we are all just people) that they think will … Continue reading

Racism Explained to My Daughter

Racism Explained to My Daughter by Tahar Ben Jelloun is a book in which the author answers his daughters questions about racism. The book can be used as a parents guide towards addressing questions of racism from their children. The book covers topics such as: What is racism?  How do we  recognize racism in practice? … Continue reading

The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know

The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know by Tema Okum provides theoretical and practical information to those who are involved in anti-racism teaching initiatives. Synopsis of the chapters: “The first chapter looks at the toxic consequences of our western cultural insistence on profit, binary thinking, … Continue reading

Anti-Racism

Anti-Racism Anti-Racism by Alastai Bonnet, 2000, is an introductory tool towards the concept of anti-racism. Alastai Bonnet introduces readers to “historical analysis and development of anti-racism”.   Topics covered: the historical roots of anti-racism   race issues within organisations  the practice of anti-racism  the politics of backlash.   Access to and reviews of Anti-racism can … Continue reading

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism

Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism, and Ableism ,2000, edited by Maurianne Adams is a combination of personal and theoretical essays. Readings seeks to introduce the topics of Racism, Sexism, Anti-Semitism, Heterosexism, Classism and Ableism to create broader awareness of various social issues. The collection of work … Continue reading

Critical Readings: An Annotated Bibliography on Anti-Racist Education

Critical Readings: An Annotated Bibliography on Anti-Racist Education is a collection of resources, in both English and French, put together by Canadian Race Relations Foundation. The readings contain mostly of Canadian contents to introduce anti-racist education into school system. The suggested topics are divided into ten sections such as; Aboriginal Education Beginning Anti-Racism in Education: … Continue reading

Exalted Subjects: Studies in the Making of Race and Nation in Canada by Sunera Thobani

Exalted Subjects: Studies in the Making of Race and Nation in Canada by Sunera Thobani; “Questions of national identity, indigenous rights, citizenship and migration have acquired unprecedented relevance in the current age of globalization.” Exalted Subjects seeks to understand how an individual becomes a “Canadian” and the role politics plays in order to assist the government … Continue reading

Canadian Arab Federation

Canadian Arab Federation (CAF) was created in 1967 to represent Arab Canadians in Canada. CAF seeks to protect equality and human rights by fighting racism by promoting community involvement and accurate representation of the Arab community. For more information on CAF and to access various information and resources visit http://www.caf.ca/.

South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

 South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) is a non-profit organization which seeks to fulfill legal needs of low-income South Asians in Toronto.  SALCO found in 1999 was given permanent legal clinic status in 2007. SALCO operated as a volunteer clinic from 1999 to 2001 by South Asian lawyers and activists and started receiving “periodic … Continue reading