Black Lives Matter

Confronting your white privilege requires self-reflection

To be born white is to be born into the path of least resistance. To be born white is to be born historically ‘Canadian.’ This perception needs to change. To become true allies to racialized groups, white people must recognize their privilege as a problem only they can solve.Continue...

Art is integral to Black Lives Matter: a conversation with Dr. Kristin Moriah

While social media activism is surging in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, art can be more crucial to the Black Lives Matter movement than Instagram stories.Continue...

QBACC to ban police involvement at future events

Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) announced an impending policy change on June 5 banning police presence at the club’s future events.Continue...

Recent grads raise money for Black Lives Matter

Two recent Queen's graduates have teamed up to raise money for Black Lives Matter through remote dance classes.Continue...

What we can learn about white celebrity activism from Lea Michele

The death of George Floyd has forced even the most privileged people to confront the realities and persistence of anti-Black racism.Continue...

Is now the right time to bring back the NBA?

The NBA’s plan for returning to play has proven to be no simple mission.Continue...

Engineering Society starts fundraiser for Black Lives Matter

The Engineering Society (EngSoc) pledged its commitment to the fight against anti-Black racism in a June 9 statement regarding the Black Lives Matter movement.Continue...

Queen’s Student Diversity Project leads discussion on anti-racism and allyship

The Queen’s Student Diversity Project (QSDP) hosted an online forum on June 13 to discuss how students can take leadership roles related to anti-racism, allyship, and Black Lives Matter.Continue...

Queen’s develops faculty guidelines for anti-racist and anti-oppression course content

Queen’s is developing new guidelines to assist faculty in implementing anti-racist and anti-oppression content in existing courses.Continue...

Queen’s announces additional support for Black students

Following a call to action from the Queen’s Black Academic Society, the University has announced three new anti-racism initiatives to make campus a safer environment for Black students.Continue...

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