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ADL: George Floyd, Racism and Law Enforcement
The Anti-Defamation League has created a short lesson on Floyd's death and police killings of black people, which includes a reading, discussion questions, and action steps for students aged 11 and up.
Apartheid in South Africa
A history of apartheid (legalized racism) in South Africa and how it was eventually dismantled.
A Black Father Wonders How to Talk to His Son about Navigating the World
A father sets out on a car ride with his teenage son and reflects on the conversation he knows he will soon have to have: how to conduct himself as a young Black man in Canadian society (9 min)
Black Lives Matter
This site is the key information site for the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. You will find short documentaries, news, and resources on this site.
Black Lives Matter at School
Black Lives Matter At School is an American coalition organizing for racial justice in education.
Black Women in Canada
A report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives about the experience of Black women living in Canada
Canadian Education Is Steeped in Anti-Black Racism
A 2017 article published by The Walrus that examines the history of anti-blackness in the Canadian education system.
Carding and anti-Black racism in Canada
A 2019 report from Amnesty International about anti-Black racism in Canada. It gives examples of how racism is part of our Justice system and states that we have ignored the problem and continue to do so.
I Love My Hair: Sesame Street
This song from Sesame Street features a young Black girl who loves her natural hair in any style, and encourages you to love yours too.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A biography of Martin Luther King, Jr -- a man who fought and died fighting racism in the United States
Racism and Resistance: Early Black History in Calgary and Alberta
This blog post is the second in a series that reference the formation of various communities and social groups within early Calgary.
The Story of Africville
If you’ve never heard of Africville, you’re not alone; the tragic story of this small Black community in Nova Scotia is not as well known as it should be.
Young Black Canadians Reflect on Anti-Racism Protests
The murder of George Floyd had a ripple effect on Black people everywhere, not just in the United States. Young Black Canadians talk about how the historical moment affects them.
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