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The George Floyd protests of the spring were neither an exclusively American affair, nor were they a temporary outburst. Solidarity rallies around the world, including in Taiwan, closely followed the events in the United States. Large gatherings like the Black Lives Matter Solidarity Rally and Taipei Is Listening’s call to action brought hundreds together in […]

International Day for Tolerance: 16 November | United Nations […]

The terms “black radicalism” and “racial capitalism” have become buzzwords in the revitalised international discussion about race that has arisen in parallel with the Black Lives Matter movement since 2013. Indeed, the idea that capitalism is inherently linked to racism is a common sense among many left-wing activists. Nevertheless, how exactly to understand that link […]

Acknowledgements This report was written by René Houle, with the collaboration and input of many people. The author would first like to thank Jean-Pierre Corbeil, Éric Caron Malenfant, Hélène Maheux, Louis Cornelissen and Martin Turcotte from Statistics Canada’s Centre for Ethnocultural, Language and Immigration Statistics. Further thanks are addressed to Deniz Do, Isabelle Duncan, Marie […]

The first international beauty contest judged by “machines” was supposed to use objective factors such as facial symmetry and wrinkles to identify the most attractive contestants. After Beauty.AI launched this year, roughly 6,000 people from more than 100 countries submitted photos in the hopes that artificial intelligence, supported by complex algorithms, would determine that their […]

The notion of circulating black wealth within the black community is nothing new. It’s simply black capitalism – a way to build wealth in the black community by encouraging black people to spend their money with black entrepreneurs and businesses. It was encouraged by leaders such as Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey. Garvey believed […]

The Rise And Fall Of The Original Black Elite Source link

Climate change disproportionately affects members of disadvantaged communities and groups who face socioeconomic inequalities, including many people of color. As the United States becomes more racially and ethnically diverse, promoting public engagement with climate change across diverse audiences is becoming increasingly important. Prior research has shown that people of color in the U.S., including Hispanics/Latinos, […]

Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, and Frederick Douglass might be the first names that come to mind when the subject of African American activism comes up. But there are thousands and thousands of brave men and women who have fought against racial oppression in US history.   Take Action: Check Your […]

Every February, people across Canada participate in Black History Month events and festivities that honour the legacy of Black people in Canada and their communities. The 2024 theme for Black History Month is: “Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build”. This theme celebrates the rich past and present contributions and accomplishments of […]

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