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Language of Power

The following talk was for the Unheard Youth Podcast, which is affiliated with the Centre for Race and Culture. Below you will find a conversation between Rose-Eva Forgues-Jenkins and Dr. Yasmin Jiwani on the topic of identity and the forces that shape the way that we see ourselves. This conversation focuses on the messages that are directed to youth ...

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The Politics of Belonging: Policed Blackness in “Intercultural” Québec Mass Media Representations

The following talk took place on November 20, 2018 with Dr. Boulou Ebanda de B'béri. Dr. Boulou Ebanda de B'béri is the Founding Director of the Audiovisual Media Lab for the studies of Cultures and Societies (AMLAC&S). He is a Full Professor of Media, Communication and Cultural Studies at the University of Ottawa's Department of Communication an ...

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Election Day in Quebec!

Audre Lorde put it most eloquently when she argued that “There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” Situated at the intersections of so many categories, we wanted to see where we fit in the grand scheme of things, vis-à-vis, the political landscape that characterizes this province. So, some of us, a ...

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Shades of Brown

By: Mackenzie Lad “The numbers and stats tell one part of the story of being brown in one part of the world, North America. But numbers alone don't reveal the personal, the emotional, the stories, the heartbreaks and triumphs behind this or that percentage of brown clout or political capital. This is where this book comes in.”   - Kamal Al-Solaylee, ...