General News



"Up from Rawls: Charles Mills Effort to save Liberal Political Philosophy from Itself," The Nation, 18 July 2018

"White Privilege is an academic observation, not an accusation," The Star, 7 May 2018

"White Privilege and an Exploration of Uncomfortable Truths," The Star, 7 May 2018

" 'They don't belong': Police called on Native American teens on College tour," The Guardian, 4 May 2018

"The Ugly Truth of Being a Black Professor in America," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 29 April 2018

"Black-Canadian History not found in Liberal Studies Curriculum," The Eye Opener, 26 February 2018

"The Politics of Citation: Is the peer review process biased against indigenous academics?," CBC Radio, 25 February 2018

"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

"New Attention for Figures in the Background," The New York Times, 25 October 2018

"Black Canadian do not come from Space: On Drake, Austin Clarke, and an unsung outpost of the Caribbean Diaspora," Literary Hub, 27 July 2018 

"How a painting of a Ku Klux Klan is causing a stir in Texas," The Guardian, 18 July 2018

"Jazz Fest: SLAV isn't cultural appropriation, singer Bonifassi says," Montreal Gazette, 25 June 2018

"The Art of diversity: How power is shifting at the top of US Museums," The Guardian, 7 May 2018

"Lynching Memorial leaves some quietly seething: "Let sleeping dogs lie'," The Guardian, 28 April 2018

"When the genius s also a symbol if hate, where does that leave us?" Harvard Gazette, 23 April 2018

"From Street kid to Pulitzer: Why Kendrick Lamar deserves the prize," The Guardian, 22 April 2018

"J Marion Sims: Controversial Staue taken down but debate still rages," The Guardian, 21 April 2018

"San Francisco votes to Remove Statue with Racist Depiction of Native Americans,", 7 March 2018

"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



" 'There's this idea that mothers are completely selfless': Diablo Cody on Tully and the Juno backlash," The Guardian, 3 May 2018

"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

"Guns were for White Men," Public Books, 23 July 2018

"Ida B. Wells: the unsung heroine of the civil rights movement," The Guardian, 27 April 2018

"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


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"Kofi Annan Obituary," The Guardian, 19 August 2018

"Aretha Franklin Obituary," The Guardian, 16 August 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

 "In Memoriam: Dr. Dolores Sandoval, 1937-2015," Seven Days, 14 April 2016

Policing and Justice

"People of color lose far mores years of life to US police violence than whites," The Guardian, 9 May 2018

"Overpolicing in black communities is a Canadian crisis, too," The Washington Post, 24 April 2018

"Alabama Police leave black woman topless after violent arrest, video shows," The Guardian, 23 April 2018

"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



"Revealed: Depth of Home Office failures on Windrush," The Guardian, 18 July 2018

"Dominican Republic breaks ties with Taiwan to establish ties with Chiba," The Jamaican Observer, 1 May 2018

"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

"Canada chided for treatment of Black People by UN group," The Star, 2 November 2016

Pop Culture

"Here's the main issue behind the Jamie Oliver Jerk Rice Row..." The Guardian, 22 August 2018

" 'Negrada": It's Mexico's first-ever fiction film to have an all-black cast," REMEZCLA, 17 August 2018

"When Aretha Franklin offered to post bail for Angela Davis," Quartzy, 16 August 2018

"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



Joseph Kelly, Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and. New History of America's Origin (London: Bloomsbury, 2018)

Ted Rutland, Displacing Blackness: Planning, Power, and Race in Twentieth Century Halifax (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018)

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

"A Sociologists Examines the 'White Frailty' that prevents White Americans form confronting racism," The New Yorker, 23 July 2018

"Canada sued over years of alleged experimentation on indigenous people," The Guardian, 11 May 2018

"Chelsea racism scandal depends as former players go public with claims," The Guardian, 8 May 2018

"How white women use strategic tears to silence women of colour," The Guardian, 7 May 2018

" 'Dining while Black: Toronto Restaurant fined after charging customers up front," The Guardian, 1 May 2018

"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


"Time to change Toronto street named after slavery advocate," the, 8 March 2018

"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