anti-racism News Archive
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.
April 13, 2022 —
As a result of anti-Black racism, non-Black people remain ignorant about how Black people experience discrimination and how it acts as a barrier that suppresses the civic, political and economic success of Black communities in a dominant white society.
March 22, 2022 —
Asper student Shyanti Saha Arpa discusses her role on UM's Anti-Racism Task Force
March 21, 2022 —
A day for us to reflect on progress that has been made in combatting racial discrimination, acknowledge the work that still needs to be done and re-commit our efforts moving forward
March 11, 2022 —
'We continue to make strides in our commitment to foster a safe, equitable and supportive learning environment for all students, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical ability'
March 8, 2022 —
International Women’s Day, March 8, is an occasion for celebrating the advancements women have made toward gender equality. Women leaders in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences say it’s also a day for recognizing the inequities that remain, particularly for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and other people of colour) women and girls.