General News



"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

"I went to Oxford. As a black female student, I found it alienating and elitist," The Guardian, 15 August 2017

The Long Read: "What is a Black Professor in America allowed to say?," The Guardian, 3 August 2017

"At last, the UK has a Black Studies university course. It's long overdue," The Guardian, 20 May 2016

"Texas Academics told to avoid 'sensitive topics' if gun law goes into effect," The Guardian, 24 February 2016

"Student activists nationwide challenge campus racism  - and get results," The Guardian, 13 November 2015


Arts and Culture

"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

"Toronto Artist James Michael Yeboah's solo show deconstructs masculinity," Now, 20 July 2017

"AGO Exhibition Reframes the idea of Canada, NOW, 5 July 2017

"At the Art Gallery of Ontario: Canada, Revisited,", 3 July 2017

"AGO Exhibition asks where Canada really came from," The Globe and Mail, 2 July 2017

"Collecting the World by James Delbourgo Review - Hans Sloane's 'nicknackatory' and the
founding of the British Museum,"
The Guardian, 16 June 2017

"Antarctic Explorer's 118-year-old painting discovered among penguin poo," The Guardian, 13 June 2017

" 'Outside of the Land, looking in': Van Gogh's Seasons through Indigenous Eyes," The Guardian, 12 June 2017

"White Artist's Emmett Till Painting Incites Anger at Whitney Biennial," The Huffington Post, 21 March 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



"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

"Serena Williams in right about the pay gap for women, but we need radical change," The Guardian, 1 August 2017

" The Alt-Right hates women as much as it hates People of Colour," The Guardian, 2 May 2017

"Sheila Michaels, who Brought 'Ms' into mainstream dies at 78," The Guardian, 7 July 2017

"Patriarchy on the Canal: Why is there only one female Gondolier in Venice?," The Guardian, 29 June 2017

" 'All my friends had some nightmare experience trying to get pregnant. My story took the cake.'," The Guardian, 11 March 2017

"HERstory in Black: Meet 150 Black Women who have made a place in Canadian History," CBC News Toronto, 21 February 2017

"The Empowerment Trap: Ivanka Trump and the art of Co-opting Feminism," The Guardian, 15 November 2016

"Hillary Clinton didn't fail us. We Failed her," The Guardian, 12 November 2016

"The Invisibility of Black Women," Boston Review: A Political and Literary Forum, 15 January 2016


"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

"Gwen Ifill, Political Reporter and Co-Anchor of 'PBS NewHour,' Dies at 61," The New York Times, 14 November 2016

"Renowned African American Chemist and Inventor Killed in Maryland house fire," The Washington Post, 30 October 2016

"Bill Nunn Obituary," The Guardian, 26 September 2016

"James Alan McPherson,Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer, its at 72," The New York Times, 27 July 2016

"Muhammad Ali Obituary, The Guardian, 4 June 2016

"Amen Shakur, Guidepost for Slain Rapper son, Dies at 69," The New York Times, 3 May 2016

"Prince Obituary," The Guardian, 22 April 2016

"Nelson Mandela Obituary," The Guardian, 5 December 2013


Policing and Justice"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

"Jamaican Police Commit 'hundreds of unlawful killings' yearly, Amnesty says," The Guardian, 23 November 2016

"Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue," The Guardian, 17 February 2016


"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

"Jeff Sessions: Trump's attorney general pick accused of racial slur in 1981," The Guardian, 21 November 2016

"Hitler Salutes and White Supremacism: A Weekend with the 'alt-right'," The Guardian, 21 November 2016

 "It is easier to have a 'spirited' child when you are a white parent," The Guardian, 10 November 2015

Pop Culture

"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

"Five-O: Daniel Dae Kim open up about 'Sad' exit, 'Honor' of playing Chin Ho," MSN Entertainment, 6 July 2017

"The kinds are all white: Can US festivals live up to their 'post-racial' promise," The Guardian, 4 July 2017

"Samuel Jackson criticises casting of black British actors in American films," The Guardian, 8 March 2017

" 'Spine-Tingling" Lost Bob Marley Tapes restored after 40 years in a cellar," The Guardian, 5 February 2017 

"Civil Rights Pioneer Viola Desmond will appear on new Canadian $10 bill,", 8 December 2016

"Meet Canada's First Hijab-Wearing TV News Anchor," MSN News, 23 November 2016 


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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

Maria N. Rachwal, From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall: Ethel Stark and the Montreal Women’s Symphony Orchestra (Second Story Press, 2015)

Zett Elliot, The Deep, 2 December 2013

Rita Barnard ed., The Cambridge Companion to Nelson Mandela, March 2014

Charles C. Smith, The Dirty War: The Making of the Myth of Black Dangerousness 9 October 2014

Race and Racism

"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

"Black travellers often bring home an unwanted souvenir: Racist Abuse," The Guardian, 14 July 2017

"Airbnb Host who cancelled reservation using racist comments must pay $5000," The Guardian, 13 July 2017

"Syrian Doctor hit by Trump Travel Ban takes up studies in Canada instead," The Guardian, 29 June 2017

"Caribbean Migrants risk danger and discrimination for a new life in Chile," The Guardian, 29 June, 2017

The Long Read: "The Healthcare Gap: How Can a Child die of a toothache in the US?," The Guardian, 13 June 2017

"A White Supremacist slew a man in Manhattan. Why is the president silent?," The Guardian, 28 March 2017



"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