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Racism and Anti-Racism: Home

Books, videos and websites to help people learn about the forms of racism, about racial privilege, and what it means to be anti-racist.

"Race is not about how you look, it is about how people assign meaning to how you look."

~ Robin D. G. Kelley, historian, quoted in The RACE Project

book cover: Racialized policing : aboriginal people's encounters with the police
book cover: Me and White Supremacy Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
book cover: How to be an young  antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
book cover: The Skin We're In by Desmond Cole
book cover: Taking responsibility, taking direction : white anti-racism in Canada
book cover: Truth Telling : Seven Conversations about Indigenous Life in Canada.
book cover: The Ku Klux Klan in Canada : a century of promoting racism and hate in the peaceable kingdom
book cover: Not quite not white : losing and finding race in America

Some starting points

Definitions & Concepts

The Skin We're In: Pulling back the curtain on racism in Canada

Aamer Rahman (Fear of a Brown Planet) - Reverse Racism

Desmond Cole: Are we there yet? The struggle for racial equity in Canada

What systemic racism looks like in Canada

The Difference Between Being "not racist" and antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi

Jay Smooth - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race

How to change systemic racism in Canada

This is what anti-Asian racism looks like in Canada

Two Canadas: My story of generosity and systemic racism | Honourable Ahmed Hussen

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