For the last 20 years, photographer and new media artist Wayne Dunkley has been asking people in urban centres to confront negative perceptions and biases around Black identity. His latest project, #whatdoyoufeelwhen, is an interactive work of public art that prompts for honest reactions to thousands of images of his face postered in four major cities across Canada.
Two weeks ago, before the official municipal election results, I wrote about how the history of racist attitudes within Ontario’s education system have followed us up until present day.
The 2018 Toronto municipal election played out as most people expected it to, with John Tory cruising to a second term as mayor.
Serena Williams did something that even President Barack Obama could not do. She got angry and showed it.
The recent contentious debate between rappers Drake and Pusha-T has once again brought blackface to people’s minds.
(MEDIA RELASE) The Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Film & TV organization is inviting community members to share their stories this weekend in a closed door discussion.
Framing a national dialogue on racism is no easy task. In fact, it’s a glass window pleading for a brick as a means for a peaceful solution to a very volatile problem.
Parents navigating the school system with their children have a lot to think about. From academic performance to underpaid and overworked teachers to bullying, there’s much to consider—and for Black parents and children, that labour is multiplied.
Black Canadians are twice as likely as those in the overall Canadian population to have low incomes, get shot, be unemployed and to encounter systemic bias that interferes with equal access to goods and services. The financial world is no exception.