Posts Filed Under: racism
Alarming hateful and racist acts aren't only happening south of the border. Here's a look at some initiatives that are combatting discrimination here.
The city's comedy scene is marred with racist, classist jokes—and young people aren't laughing.
Prejudiced articles from a newsletter exacerbated tensions between the police, homosexuals, and other minority groups.
The Ku Klux Klan raided an Oakville home in 1930 to prevent an interracial marriage.
A Toronto teen was booted off a popular dance show in 1959 for dancing with a white girl.
Nominated for: explaining racism and cultural appropriation to the ignorant and obstinate.
Over the winter of 1911-12, Dr. Sunder Singh visits Toronto to agitate for immigration reform.
Recent anti-racism movements on U.S. college campuses spark similar protests in Toronto.
A funny, frightening American play about theatre and racism strikes a nerve in its Toronto debut.
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.