General News



"How Faculty of Colour Hurt their Careers Helping Universities with Diversity," Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 27 November 2017

"David Eby says discriminatory posters at University of Victoria serve as reminder to fight racism," The Globe and Mail, 3 November 2017

"Ottawa puts term limits on Canada Research Chairs Program in Diversity Bid," The Globe and Mail, 2 November 2017

"Lack of Faculty Diversity can affect Studies and Career aspirations," The Globe and Mail, 18 October 2017

"At Law School, Honor for the enslaved," Harvard Gazette, 6 September 2017


Arts and Culture

"Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits expand beyond usual format," The Guardian, 12 February 2018

"5Pointz graffiti artists awarded $6.7m in lawsuit after renowned work torn down," The Guardian, 13 February 2018

"Statue of Suffragist Millicent Fawcett to be unveiled in April," The Guardian, 6 February 2018

"Canada confronts colonial past as Halifax removes statute of city's founder," The Guardian, 6 February 2018

"500 Years later, Scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs," The Guardian, 16 January 2018

"Harvard Aquires new Work by Kara Walker," Harvard Gazette, 5 December 2017

"DuVernay, L Cool J, Brazile highlight Hutchins Center Honors at Harvard," The Boston Globe, 4 October 2017

"Why I quit the Art Gallery of Ontario: former Canadian-art curator Andrew Hunter explains,", 3 October 2017

"AGO facing big choices as top curator Andrew Hunter quits,", 7 September 2017

The Long Read: "The Jean Michel Basquiat I knew...," The Guardian, 3 September 2017

"America must build statues against slavery and Racism. It can start with these," The Guardian, 22 August 2017

"Baltimore Mayor on Confederate Statues: 'Why Should people have to feel pain everyday?'," The Guardian, 22 August 2017

"Confederate Plaque on Montreal's Hudson Bay store removed," CBC News - Montreal, 15 August 2017

Beauty, Health, and Well-Being

"Why we must listen to the ticking of our body clock," The Guardian, 30 October 2017

"Heavy Flow: Are Period Pants  the Revolutionary solution to an age old problem?," The Guardian, 6 September 2017

"French fashion firms pledge to stop using underage and size zero models," The Guardian, 6 September 2017

"Pelvic Mesh victims disgusted at suggestion of anal sex as solution," The Guardian,
28 August 2017

"Men: Forget younger women and face up to the fact that sperm goes off too," The Guardian, 5 July 2017

"SheaMoisture is just the latest brand to erase black women from our own picture," The Guardian, 27 April 2017



"When feminists advance, why do prominent women hold us back?," The Guardian, 7 February 2018

"Assault is not a feeling. The Aziz Ansari story shows why language matters," The Guardian, 17 January 2018

"I didn't understand how widespread rape was. Then the penny dropped," The Guardian, 5 November 2017

"Russian Women win partial victory in Aeroflot gender discrimination case," The Guardian, 7 September 2017

"At last men are joining the conversation about Toxic Masculinity," The Guardian, 6 September 2017

"Hollywood after Bridesmaids: Has the ladette comedy gone too far?," The Guardian, 19 August 2017

History & Science

"Canada's First Canadian-born Black Doctor got his MD license in 1861,", 8 February 2018

"First modern Britons had 'dark to black' skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis reveals," The Guardian, 7 February 2018


"Cyrille Regis Obituary," The Guardian, 15 January 2018

Abby Lippman, former McGill epidemiologist, dead at 78," Montreal Gazette, 28 December 2017

"Linda Nochlin Obituary," The Guardian, 12 November 2017

"Kate Millett Obituary," The Guardian, 7 September 2017

"Dick Gregory, Pioneering US Comedian and Activist, dies aged 84," The Guardian, 19 August 2017

"James Berry Obituary," The Guardian, 4 July 2017

"Chuck Berry, Pioneering Rock' n' Roll Great, dies at age of 90," The Guardian, 18 March 2017

"Nobel Laureate, Poet, Playwright, Derek Walcott dead, aged 87," The Guardian, 17 March 2017

"Fidel Castro Obituary," The Guardian, 26 November 2016


Policing and Justice

"Police officer's blackface photos prompt investigation in London, Ontario," CBC News - London, 29 December 2017

"Nova Scotia giving Black Residents $2.7 million to settle land rights," The Huff Post Canada, 27 September 2017

"Deaths of Black Men in Custody pose challenge on 'Stephen Lawrence Level',"
The Guardian, 2 September 2017

"Young black people nine times more likely to be jailed than young white people - report," The Guardian, 1 September 2017

"Toronto Marijuana Arrests reveal startling divide," The Toronto Star, 6 July 2017‘startling’-racial-divide/ar-BBDTMz1?li=AAggNb9&ocid=mailsignout

"Police and Protesters clash in Paris of death of Chinese man," The Guardian, 28 March 2017

"French Police Brutality in spotlight again after officer charged with rape," The Guardian, 6 February 2017


"Italy's Northern League Pledges Mass Migrant Deportations," The Guardian, 19 February 2018

"Throw them Out: Plans to eject Politicians 'beholden to the gun lobby'," The Guardian, 17 February 2018

"Peru Tribal Leaders vow to halt oil output unless indigenous rights respected,"
The Guardian, 25 August 2017

"Look at Grenfell Tower and see the Terrible Price of Britain's Inequality," The Guardian, 16 June 2017

"Donald Trump's 'listening session' on Black History Month was anything but," The Guardian, 2 February 2017

"What Trump's Whiter, Less Academic Cabinet says about Race and Class in America," The Washington Post, 20 January 2016

"Trump transition team defends lack of diversity in key posts," The Guardian, 19 January  2017

Pop Culture

"Black Panther: How Superhero film can inspire Indigenous and African youth," The Guardian, 11 February 2018

"From Black Father to black Lightening: Black Superheroes are Go!," The Guardian, 21 January 2018

"Canada Embraces Indigenous Cuisine, a Long-Neglected Culinary Tradition," The Guardian, 19 January 2018

"Ideas (and sneakers) were in the air," Harvard Gazette, 1 November 2017

"Chloe Bennett was right to call out Hollywood racism but wrong to change her name," The Guardian, 1 September 2017

"White actors must stand up to whitewashing. Ed Skrein shows how," The Guardian, 29 August 2017

"Black America: Amazon alt-history series to depict a post-reparations US," The Guardian, 1 August 2017

"Why the lack of Indian and African faces in Dunkirk matters," The Guardian, 1 August, 2017

"Insecure's Jay Ellis: 'Every Time I've been pulled over, I thought I was going to get killed," The Guardian, 20 July 2017

"CBS says it offered 'Large and Significant Salary Increases' to Hawaii Five-O's Asian Stars," MSN Entertainment, 6 July 2017‘large-and-significant-salary-increases’-to-hawaii-five-o’s-asian-stars/ar-BBDRcEv?li=AAggNb9&ocid=mailsignout


Caroline Light, Stand Your Ground: A history of America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense (Boston: Beacon Press, 2017)

B. Denham Jolly, In the Black: My Life (ECW Press, 2017)

Sirpa Salenius, An Abolitionist Abroad: Sarah Parker Remond in Cosmopolitan Europe (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016)

Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. eds,  Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin Americian Biography (Oxford University Press, 2016)

Graham Reynolds, Viola Desmond's Canada: A History of Blacks and Racial Segregation in the Promised Land (Fernwood, 2016)|_0.html

Race and Racism

"Lebron James responds to Fox host's controversial 'shut up and dribble' comment," The Guardian, 17 February 2018

"Canada murder case prompts rival crowdfunding for killer and victim's family," The Guardian, 13 February 2018

"The Oxfam scandal shows colonialism is alive an well," The Guardian, 12 February 2018

"#MeToo strikes aid sector as sexual exploitation allegations proliferate," The Guardian, 12 February 2018

"As a Black Woman I'm always fetishized: Racism in The Bedroom," The Guardian, 13 January 2018

"H & M apologises over image of black child in 'monkey' hoodie," The Guardian, 8 January 2018

"Ration of Indigenous Children in Canada welfare system is 'humanitarian crisis'," The Guardian, 4 November 2017

"NFL Owners called for depositions in Colin Kaepernick collusion case," The Guardian, 3 November 2017

"My fellow white people: If you're not a part of the solution, you're a part of the problem," The Guardian, 6 September 2017

"We don''t need white tech saviours in Africa - we need a level playing field," The Guardian, 6 September 2017

"Two schools in Mississippi and a lesson in race and inequality in America," The Guardian, 27 August 2017

"After a UN warning over racism, America's self-image begins to crack," The Guardian, 25 August 2017

"Overt Racists are easy to spot. America's Insidious Racism is a greater Challenge," The Guardian, 19 August 2017

"Belgian chicken meat exported to Africa is tested for banned insecticide," The Guardian, 14 August 2017

"Groundbreaking project explores Black Experience in the GTA,", 19 July 2017


"Wreckage of last known slave ship in U.S. may have been found," The New York Times, 24 January 2018

"Depth of Slavery heard, seen, and felt," Harvard Gazette, 30 October 2017

"James Madison's Lessons in Racism," The New York Times, 28 October 2017

"The Hidden stories of medical experimentation on Caribbean Slave Plantations," The Conversation, 14 August 2017