Several viral videos showing racially charged speech or perceived ethnic bias have lit up the internet in recent weeks, igniting fierce debate across Western countries about racism, prejudice and human rights. But for many, those debates don’t go far enough and when interest wanes, bias lives on.
CGTN’s Megan Pratz reports.
To discuss everyday racism:
- Robyn Maynard is author of the book, “Policing Black Lives: State violence in Canada from slavery to the present.”
- Jan Wong is a Canadian journalist and author.
- Ronald Hall is a professor in the school of social work at Michigan State University.
- Ray Baker is host of the Public Agenda podcast which examines politics, race and social justice.
University racism 'complacency' warning https://t.co/1TX9HDvkEE
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) May 16, 2018
The editorial board writes, "Like so many other black men in the U.S., Eric Garner has been denied justice even in death" https://t.co/nyZzzT4hJe
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 16, 2018
Robyn Maynard 's 'Policing Black Lives' debunks the mythologies that issues of racism in Canada "are somehow imported here by Trump and not something that is ingrained in our own history."https://t.co/ltMLHWHXoz
— CBC Radio (@cbcradio) May 15, 2018