"Understanding and owning privilege does not mean that you must live a life of shame or guilt, it does however mean that you owe a debt that must be repaid. For each advantage that you are given, you must at some point attempt to mitigate some of your unearned privilege. This will never absolve you of said privilege but over time, if enough people equally dedicate themselves to mitigation it will lessen privilege through the changing of ideas of what it means to exist as a specific body."
"When these White people claim to be anti-racist, I find that their efforts of anti-racism are only acceptable to themselves and of course, only other White people. Now, if you’re trying not to be racist but are finding that only people of your racial group approve of your efforts; I’d say it’s high-time to re-evaluate your approach. Right?
“While it is unclear if the two boys were victims of hate crimes, Gilao said by educating the youth who commit one-third of the hate crimes in Canada, unnecessary deaths especially among immigrants could be prevented.”
“When it comes to dealing with race and racism in Canada, we often fall into the trap of comparing ourselves to the US. Actually, we seem to do that with just about everything. Being so close to the world’s most dominant culture, we have become the little
“She is a high school teacher who was fired from her position at a school in LA because her curriculum was too “Afrocentric” – instead of, you know, the usual Eurocentric curriculum that’s delivered to American students on the daily.”