Black Lives Matter

  • Black Lives Matter: Anti-racism Resources for Social Workers and Therapists  
    A round-up of various anti-racist resources as well as resources for people of colour including books, articles, toolkits, videos, movies/TV shows, podcasts and self care resources for all.  

  • Natasha Henry, If Black lives truly matter in Canada, an apology for slavery is only a first step, Spacing Toronto, June 2020    
    Article in which Henry, the President of the Ontario Black History Society,  asserts that we must move towards an apology as a first step in the process of material redress, including reparations, to achieve racial justice.   

  • Dorothy Grant, Most Canadians unaware of Canada’s history of slavery, Halifax Chronicle Herald, July 2020  
    Short article underlining Canada’s history of slavery and the fact that this has omitted from our schooling on the topic of slavery and anti-Black racism.  

  • Feminists Deliver, Resistance and Resurgence: Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Canada, June 2020.   
    Webinar moderated by Angela Marie MacDougall and featuring Dr. Yvonne Brown, Cicely Blain, Denise Goldberg, Dr. June Francis, Junie Désil, and Natasha Tony.   

  • The 1619 Podcast, The New York Times. 
    An audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling. 


September 24, 2021