racism

Queen’s graduate delivers her final anti-racism protest at convocation

As Evelyna Ekoko-Kay walked across the stage of Grant Hall during her graduation in June, she yelled “racism can’t wait” for one last time in front of the convocation audience. Upon accepting her degree, Ekoko-Kay revealed to the auditorium a shirt underneath her gown that read: “Barry + Henry + DARE + DET + Woolf…? #175yearsofracism.”Continue...

Racism, Diversity and Inclusion final report brought to Senate

After 12 weeks of intensive consultations and drafting, the Principal’s Implementation Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion (PICRDI) presented its final report to Principal Daniel Woolf on April 10, outlining a potential future for racial inclusion at Queen’s.Continue...

Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion presents recommendations

Before hearing the entire question, Yolande Chan gave a one-word answer to what the biggest obstacle will be for the newly formed Committee on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion. “Time.”Continue...

New AMS committee to tackle institutional racism head-on

“If you look at the reports that have been produced throughout the years, there’s definitely work to be done,” AMS Social Issues Commissioner Lea Keren said.Continue...

Winter break news roundup

While campus saw a mass exodus for winter break, the University, Kingston Police and national funding groups chugged along with new developments.Continue...

Board of Trustees addresses racism, strategic framework and student needs

On Friday, Dec. 2 the Queen’s Board of Trustee’s commenced their quarterly meeting in Richardson Hall with an address from Principal Daniel Woolf on the issues of racism facing campus in recent weeks.Continue...

Letters to the Editors: December 1

Responsibility lies in allyship

The students who wore culturally appropriative costumes at Beerfest last week have been labelled as racists or bigots. Whether or not...Continue...

Students protest admin response to campus party

As Senate members and visitors entered Robert Sutherland Hall for their monthly meeting on Nov. 29, they were welcomed at the front doors by a crowd of students holding signs that read “my culture is not a costume” and “institutional silence is violence” among others.Continue...

You can be unconsciously racist, McMaster expert says

“Denial of racism is also racism,” McMaster Assistant Professor, Ameil Joseph said.Continue...

This semester, I’ve felt more like a minority than ever

Two years ago, my shoulders didn’t automatically hunch when walking down Union St.Continue...

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