Cheryl Thompson

#Hashtags and Memes are the New Black Power Salute

After the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Rayshard Brooks—unarmed African Americans killed by white police officers—the protests that followed, and all in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the time for a global reckoning for centuries of anti-Black racism is now. Canada is no exception.
     Many Canadian institutions are no longer willing to risk being on the wrong side of history. They are responding to calls for change and addressing anti-Black racism in ways that they might not have prior to the moment.

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