racism

Canada must address anti-Indigenous racism within medicine

Protests broke out this summer when an Indigenous woman named Joyce Echaquan died in a Quebec hospital, shortly after live streaming on Facebook. In the video, she detailed racist verbal abuse she’d suffered and worried she’d been given too much morphine.Continue...

O Canada: The reality of anti-Indigenous discrimination

In the weeks leading up to the US election, die-hard Trump supporters took to social media to announce they’d be moving to Canada if the incumbent president wasn’t re-elected. Canadians took offence.Continue...

The new Disney+ disclaimers help us step forward into an era of conversation

Last month, Disney made a small but significant change to how it presents certain films on its streaming platform—and it’s one for the better.Continue...

You should believe the lived experiences of BIPOC as soon as you hear them

Any claim requires some sort of evidence to back it up. When it comes to racism on campus, the lived experiences of BIPOC students should be evidence enough. Yet these experiences are completely devalued at Queen’s and viewed in a way that’s inherently white supremacist.Continue...

Commentary: lack of diversity manifests on stage and behind the scenes in Queen’s theatre

Dhanish Chinniah, director of 2019’s Fun Home , was the second visible minority to direct a Queen’s Musical Theatre production since 2012.Continue...

‘A safe haven’: The impact of Stolen by Smith, as told by QTBIPOC students and faculty

On July 3, the Stolen by Smith Instagram account launched.Continue...

‘Stolen by Smith’ Instagram account details systemic violence at Queen’s business school

QTBIPOC students are opening up about their experiences of systemic violence at Smith School of Business through a student-run Instagram account called Stolen by Smith.Continue...

Finding a safe space in a white and straight place

This piece uses “Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC)” to refer to the experiences of racialized students. We acknowledge this term is not universal. Continue...

Racism over coronavirus outbreak is senseless

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has a lot of people scared and looking for someone to blame.Continue...

Coronavirus doesn't justify racist aggression

The conversation around coronavirus is intimidating, but by standing in solidarity with Chinese students at Queen’s, we can combat the effects of the virus more effectively.Continue...

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