anti-racism News Archive
CBC Manitoba: Families in Winnipeg, Brandon call for safe drug supply and end to stigma on Overdose Awareness Day
September 1, 2023 —
Families in Winnipeg, Brandon call for safe drug supply and end to stigma on Overdose Awareness Day
April 4, 2023 —
As the Canadian Press reports: More Indigenous practitioners are needed to address systemic racism, but that can’t happen without a supportive education system that also envisions them in leadership roles, says a report commissioned by Health Canada and touted as the first comprehensive review of the health-care workforce.
February 15, 2023 —
Warren Clarke tells a story about a moment in early childhood when he excitedly expressed that he wanted to become a bus driver. His dad, who’d come to visit, got visibly upset. As much as he didn’t understand at the time, he says he’s thought through this moment in light of his current position as a professor, and with the knowledge he now has.
February 10, 2023 —
University of Manitoba Black Alliance (UMBA) seeks input from UM students, staff and faculty
February 5, 2023 —
Attend the Black History Month keynote and panel event
February 1, 2023 —
A message from Naomi Andrew, Vice-President (Administration) and Catherine Cook, Vice-President (Indigenous)
January 27, 2023 —
A message from President Michael Benarroch on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
May 27, 2022 —
The tactic of uncovering anti-Black racist “indiscretions” during an election campaign is an effort to villainize politicians while upholding a colour-blind version of racism.
May 20, 2022 —
On Saturday, May 14, 2022, 10 Black people were killed and three were injured in a horrifying act of anti-Black racism in Buffalo, New York. Adding to the violence and trauma was a 180-page hate-filled manifesto and the social media live-streaming of the mass shooting. As the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, we acknowledge and think of the families and communities who are grieving the loss of their loved ones.