Black Lives Matter

Keep talking and dribbling: athletes deserve support in fighting racial injustice

The intersection between sports and politics is more pronounced—and divisive—than ever before. Going forward, we must support athletes leading the fight against injustices.Continue...

Queen’s community participates in Scholar Strike

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green released a statement on Sept. 4 supporting members of the Queen’s community who chose to participate in the Scholar Strike initiative.Continue...

Queen's University senior leadership commit to addressing racism

Principal Patrick Deane released a declaration of commitment to address racism on campus Aug. 12.Continue...

Behind the Feed: QBAS Utilizes Social Media to Call Clubs to Action

The Queen’s Black Academic Society sparked conversation and action among Queen’s clubs and student groups when they posted a call to action on their social media platforms May 31st. By June 8th,...Continue...

Engineering Society sells Black Lives Matter patches

Adding to its short-term Anti-Racism and Diversity Action Plan, the Engineering Society (EngSoc) sold Black Lives Matter patches to raise money for organizations supporting Black lives.Continue...

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...

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