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

Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism

Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism by Daisy Hernandez, Bushra Rehman and Cheriie L. Moraga is a collection of essays with women of colours account on individual identity, class and race privilege. The collection of essays are from women of diverse communities and provides overall view on issues faced by racialized women. … Continue reading

Let’s Fight Racism!

Let’s Fight Racism! is an anti-racism and anti-xenophobia video released by United Nations. The video seeks to portray the message there is more to people than what meets the eye. Description of the video: “Racism, xenophobia and intolerance are problems prevalent in all societies. Each and every one of us plays a role in either contributing … Continue reading

Racism in Canada: The Evidence of Things Not Seen

Racism in Canada: The Evidence of Things Not Seen by Delia D. Douglas is an article which questions “acceptance” in context of Canadian multicultural society. The article seeks to bring awareness towards the difference between acceptance and tolerance because; “tolerance is not acceptance of difference”. The article emphasises the importance in accepting Canadian history in … Continue reading

Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach

Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism: A Developmental Approach by Louise Derman-Sparks & Carol Brunson Phillips is guide developed to enhance experience of teaching and learning anti-racism. The authors of Teaching/Learning Anti-Racism integrate their own experience, as anti-racism educators, and methodology to create anti-racism curriculum for adults. More information on the guide can be found on google via http://books.google.ca/books/about/Teaching_Learning_Anti_Racism.html?id=J1OCIMntTK8C.

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

East Metro Youth Services

East Metro Youth Services (EMYS) is a community based mental health centre operating since 1974. EMYS mission is to: “Continuously strive to engage youth and young adults in reaching their personal best through: Enhancing their mental health; Investing in their future potential Innovative collaboration with our diverse families, communities and service partners.” About  EMYS commitment … 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

How Gay Stays White and What Kind of White It Stays by Allan Berube

 How Gay Stays White and What Kind of White It Stays by Allan Berube is an essay published in The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness in 2001. The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness combines various essays which looks at “whiteness” and the identity of race. The essay by Allan Berube looks at racial discrimination alongside … Continue reading