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Following the success of her debut book So You Want To Talk About Race, the Seattle-based writer is exploring racial landscapes in Toronto and beyond Read more


From tiger moms to why there are no Asian men on The Bachelor, two (Asian) NOW editors discuss the importance of the first Hollywood studio film with Asian leads in 25 years. Read more

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Indie publisher BookThug's temporary name change to Book*Hug contains a valuable lesson for cities and cultural institution Read more


The growing spate of neo-Nazi and far-right activity around the world means it's important for Canadians to take a stand Read more

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If the celebration of the radical idea to accept and support the rights and existence of marginalized Canadians is not extended to queer Canadians of all intersections, then what celebration is there to be had? Read more

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School's namesake was a key supporter of the traumatizing residential school system Read more

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Jodianne Beckford

Toronto’s housing bubble has created a landlord’s market, to the disadvantage in particular of Black renters. Read more

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The areas of the city with the most cyclists tend also to be the whitest Read more

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Canadian media should capitalize the B in Black people. Read more

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Canada Post has declined to stop delivery of the east-end rag and Toronto police are stubbornly silent Read more

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When the mayor attempts to wade into issues of race and injustice, he reveals himself to be stunningly ill-equipped. Read more

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Cinema’s provocateur says only Amazon would fund his new pic Chi-Raq Read more

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Rebecca Tisdelle

In case you needed a reminder that there’s still so much work to do in the fight against oppression Read more

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Tarantino's 2012 Django Unchained is a rarity for Hollywood - a consummate conjunction of spaghetti western and blaxploitation genres that argues for a robust response to white racism Read more

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The Liberal candidate hoped to turn the discussion away from his record as police chief. At that, he failed miserably. Read more

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When the province held a public consultation on carding, it kind of blew up in their faces. And that's a good thing. Read more


The game show that challenged people not to fall has been turned into WIPEOUT Run, a race in which you will certainly fall Read more

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Zach Slootsky

"What a lot of us have come to discover since then is that for some communities in this city, it's G20 rules every day." Read more

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