Posts Filed Under: racism
Using old South stereotypes to sell a 1960s family dining chain.
A racist attack on the subway sent shockwaves through the city, and put a stop to free New Year's Eve rides on the TTC for the next 30 years.
Nominated for: encouraging the ignorant and intolerant and demeaning our public discourse.
Adam Lazarus's dark satire strikes a chord in the wake of Toronto's municipal election.
School Board candidate Ausma Malik has been the target of Islamphobic slurs, and she's not the only one. We need to stand against these vile attacks.
Toronto's motto is "Diversity Our Strength." And in many ways, it is—but, all too often, we shy away from honest conversations about the racial, geographic, and economic inequities that divide us. Join us tonight as we try to start a better discussion.
Nahom Berhane—a community health worker and father—was stabbed to death on the Danforth. The media reported on his death, but took almost 48 hours to mention the details of his life.
If we want to create a just and diverse society, we have to acknowledge how racism shapes this city.
Looking back at the decade-long legacy of Toronto's outgoing police chief.
Recently Olivia Chow called for a handgun ban. It seems like a standard bit of progressive policy. It isn't—not in Toronto today. This is why.
We need to talk less about the perpetrator and more about his victims.
Over the winter of 1911-12, Dr. Sunder Singh visits Toronto to agitate for immigration reform.
The black community's campaign to rid Toronto schools of the offensive children's book.
No one can expect Spence alone to own the unfulfilled promise of the socially-constructed group of people we call black.
Recently, the Toronto Sun dressed a 14-year-old in a niqab and sent him to the LCBO. They claimed it taught us something about political correctness and underage drinking, but really all it demonstrated was something ugly about the Sun.