In the last five years, more Muslims have been killed in targeted hate-attacks in Canada than in any other G7 country. And this growing Islamophobia is having impacts on the health of Muslim Canadians.
The history and ongoing legacy of slavery shouldn't be seen in contrast to the two decades of anti-terror. Rather, we should view the post-9/11 era as a permutation and extension of that history and legacy.
The big question now for Canada is whether, by design or default, we will revert to the “same old, same old” after the crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionately high impact on Black communities. It’s exceptionally difficult to produce a vision of freedom in such rough times. But we must keep freedom dreaming.
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On December 18, 2001, Canada's Anti-terrorism Act received Royal Assent. The two decades since have seen a rise in Islamophobia, as well as increased surveillance of, and police violence towards protests. How do we rebuild after two decades of anti-terrorism acts and actions?
Bress 'n' Nyam and the Black farmers who are returning to the countryside to steward the land.
The rush back to some semblance of normalcy is understandable, but this sentiment can’t blind us to the work ahead.
It is imperative that we face the threat that white supremacists pose to what are already weak-functioning Western democracies.
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