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News
May 23, 2014

The history of the Komagata Maru

Gurkirat Batth
Gurnishan Singh
Today is the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru's arrival in Vancouver, which sparked a challenge to anti-migrant racism in Canada -- a struggle that continues today.
Photos
Apr 4, 2014
Photo: flickr/Oregon Department of Transportation

We can make our schools inclusive. Will we?

rabble staff
Earlier this month, the Toronto District School Board was in hot water after it's plan to help Somali-Canadian youth in school became controversial. Parents argue the plans marginalize their kids.
Podcast
Mar 24, 2014

Racism against African asylum-seekers in Israel

Redeye
Canada accepts 96% of all refugee applicants from Eritrea. Israel officially accepts none, yet more than 60,000 are living there with no help or protection from the state.
Book Review
Mar 20, 2014

'Clearing the Plains' confronts Canada's colonialism

Matthew Brett
Author James Daschuk discusses Canada's history of disease, deliberate starvation, ethnic cleansing, tar sands expansion, neglect of treaties and a legacy of colonialism of First Nations.
News
Feb 21, 2014
Photo: wikimedia commons

Why we need to rethink Black History Month

Cheryl Thompson
Before an entire generation of Canadians grow tired or apathetic towards a month that so many people fought for, it's time to rethink Black History Month.
In cahoots
Feb 3, 2014

Black History Month

The PSAC recognizes and celebrates the past and present contributions of Black people and people of African descent. We also acknowledge the discrimination, barriers and challenges that remain.
Blog
Jan 7, 2014

Out of darkness, the light

David Suzuki
World events viewed in isolation may make it appear as though humanity is moving backward, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
Blog
Dec 22, 2013
Image: wikimedia commons

After Mandela, there is still reason to hope

Gerry Caplan
After Nelson Mandela's passing, today's youth, who witnessed the undiluted admiration of the great man from the whole of the world, might have hope for a colour-blind future

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