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

Racism: Then and Now

Racism: Then and Now is a discussion on The Agenda with Steve Paikin regarding racism. The Agenda is a program on TVO which looks at “current affairs”. The guests featured were; William Cunningham, Irshad Manji, Kwame McKenzie, Jonathan Kay and Grace-Edward Galabuzi. The discussion seeks to define racism and its affects on community and individual … 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

Screen Test

Screen Test (2004) is a short documentary directed by Linda Lee. The documentary seeks to bring awareness of racism in the entertainment industry. The documentary is shot in the perspective of an actress who is often stereotyped into certain roles because her looks “fit the generalized characteristic of Asians.” The video can be accessed on … Continue reading

All of Us Are Related, Each of Us is Unique

All of Us Are Related, Each of Us is Unique is a “unique exhibition exploring the concept of race” to challenge “alleged validity of the notion of human races”. All of Us Are Related, Each of Us is Unique is the English translation of Tous Parents ,produced in Geneva, Switzerland, by Marshall H. Segall produced by Syracuse … 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

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

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco is a child friendly picture book about Civil War, which introduces children to racial acceptance, negatives of war and “injustices of slavery”. Pink and Say is story through a white soldier’s eye who had been saved by a black soldier. The book is “Highly charged emotionally, masterful retelling of … Continue reading

This is Our House

This is Our House by Michael Rosen is a children’s book that seeks to bring awareness of community and individual acceptance. The book is about a boy named George who discriminates against other children based on their looks. The book is a great way to introduce the negatives of discrimination among young children. For more reviews … Continue reading

The Skin You Live In

The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler and illustrated by David Lee Csicsko is a children’s book which seeks to raise awareness among young individuals through use if positive words and great illustration. “Themes associated with child development and social harmony, such as friendship, acceptance, self-esteem, and diversity are promoted in simple and straightforward … Continue reading