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Apology to Sikhs 102 years overdue

After 102 years, the Government of Canada has formally apologized for the Komagata Maru tragedy.

In 1914, over 376 passengers – most of them Sikhs from the Punjab region of India – arrived at the port of Vancouver aboard the Komagata Maru. 160 more words

Letters

New director says people want LGBTQ service organization to be a community hub

Kelly Ernst expected to hear about drama, anger, and problems when he interviewed Calgarians about the future of the city’s only LGBTQ-specific service organization after it nearly folded . 419 more words

Local News

List of 5 "Such A White Thing To Do"

This post is going to be pointing fingers at me and so many other people. I tried to write this post couple days ago based on what I do that people say is really white. 1,260 more words

Racial Issues

Quebec Liberals agree to amend bill on hate speech

The Quebec government will table an amendment to eliminate clauses in Bill 59 — the bill on hate speech.

Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée said the measure would be taken because the clauses in the bill are impeding the adoption process through the National Assembly. 264 more words

Quebec

Artist vs. Black Artist

As a child, I was taught to be open minded and accepting of other races, cultures, and people. In addition, since I’m black and bilingual; I seem to be one of those persons who is frequently asked, “What are you?” when referring to my ethnic background. 172 more words

Art

Forced Diversity Mob Hammers CBS Over Too Many White Men in New Shows

During a year in which Ghostbusters has been remade as a chick flick and gender politics is the Democratic party’s rallying cry, the white American male has a target on his back as never before in history. 552 more words

After 51 years of legal fights, Mississippi district must educate black and white students together

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ordered a school district in the Mississippi Delta to desegregate its middle and high schools, capping a legal battle that has dragged on for more than five decades. 568 more words

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