Tag Archives: Racism

How should parents talk to their kids about anti-Black racism?

(UPDATED) How should parents talk to their kids about anti-Black racism? York University educator available to discuss killings and injustices against Black people TORONTO, June 1, 2020 – Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a rash of anti-Black killings and racists acts in the U.S – including George Floyd who was killed after […]

What does it mean to be Black Canadian in a multi-racial Canada?

York University scholar available to discuss Blackness in Canada research project TORONTO, February 6, 2020 – It’s no accident that Professor Lorne Foster – one of Canada’s top scholars on racial profiling and anti-racism laws – chose to kick off his research project exploring Black Canadian identity during Black History Month. Black History Month is a […]

Stopping the stigmatization of Chinese classmates in response to coronavirus

York University educator is available to explain how to teach children to challenge fear TORONTO, January 31, 2020 – Parents need to avoid transferring their own fears about the coronavirus to their children, and instead encourage them to condemn racism and xenophobia against their East Asian Chinese classmates, says Vidya Shah, an assistant professor in […]