Indigenous people already have to deal with the effects of generations of systemic racism. It’s cruel to make them deal with solving them, too.
Mike Reeder is a sergeant with the Lethbridge Police Service. He’s been with the LPS for 32 years. In his spare time, he occasionally retweets racist stuff.
Yesterday, the Lethbridge Police Service published a media release regarding 6 arrests they made last Friday related to drug trafficking. In the release, they name all 6 individuals.
The key to successfully colonizing a land is to dehumanize the people who were already inhabiting that land.
Racism isn’t really about the colour of our skin. It’s about power.
Maybe it’s not gun ownership we should be talking about.
I get that it’s problematic for Justin Trudeau to dress up in brownface, but it’s also problematic when we focus on it.
Mexicans have more of a right to travel to and from what is now the United States than white Americans do.
I grew up thinking I was Indigenous. Or more particularly, that I was part Indigenous. I was taught that I was Métis, and that meant part French and part Cree.
A few months ago, I was discussing the concept of “a little bit racist” with a friend on Facebook. Before long, the conversation turned to Indigenous people, and his discussion points started to incorporate common myths white people believe about Indigenous people.