22 Ways I’ve Experienced Racism Living in Canada

Post date:



What do you think of when you think of Canada? Chances are, you’re thinking about maple syrup or moose, but it’s likely that you’re also thinking of that super-friendly stereotype too. That stereotype seems to give a lot of people—Canadians included—this idea that anti-Black racism isn’t really prevalent here. With the social unrest currently happening in the United States, I’ve seen a lot of fellow Canadians on my social media lamenting about how glad they are that we’re “not like that” here. A particularly popular post I’ve seen being shared reads, “Canada must feel like the apartment above a meth lab!”

Sorry, but in terms of racism, that is incorrect. 

Every single BIPOC that I have ever known in Canada has dealt with pervasive racism throughout their lives, but I can only speak from my own experience as a biracial Black woman growing up in rural…

Continue Reading Source


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here




War on Women Report: Trump Says ‘Not Much’ He Could Have Done Differently With COVID

The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the...

“She Is Risen” Albums Brings Feminist Voices to “Jesus Christ Superstar”

“Women want to be involved in projects like this. The scarcity of this is what made everybody say ‘Yes, I want to do...

Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Cathleen D. Cahill. (Michael Davis) A few years ago, as the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment approached, I realized that most histories of...