racism

Police car is shown in Halifax on Thursday, July 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Black man’s jaywalking ticket in Halifax was racial discrimination: rights board

Black man’s jaywalking ticket in Halifax was racial discrimination: rights board

 

PSG’s Angel Di Maria, left, sees a red card during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain at the Etihad stadium, in Manchester, Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

CBS commentator apologizes for remark about PSG’s Di Maria

On-air apology made Tuesday

  • May 5, 2021

 

People protest to defund the police in front of Toronto Police Service headquarters, in Toronto, Thursday, July 16, 2020. They didn’t always agree on what to do, but scores of concerned citizens penned letters urging the federal Liberals to address police mistreatment of Black and Indigenous people as the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota helped spark indignation about injustices in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau Liberals got earful on police racism from concerned public, emails reveal

Hundreds of pages of correspondence disclosed through Access to Information Act

 

A Proud Boy supporter listens to speeches as a few hundred people attend a second amendment rally at Riverfront Park on Saturday May 1, 2021 in Salem, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paula Bronstein

Proud Boys Canada’s demise could stiffen resolve of members, expert warns

Proud Boys Canada’s demise could stiffen resolve of members, expert warns

A Proud Boy supporter listens to speeches as a few hundred people attend a second amendment rally at Riverfront Park on Saturday May 1, 2021 in Salem, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Paula Bronstein
In this image from video, former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, center, is taken into custody as his attorney, Eric Nelson, left, looks on, after the verdicts were read at Chauvin’s trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Court TV via AP, Pool
In this image from video, former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, center, is taken into custody as his attorney, Eric Nelson, left, looks on, after the verdicts were read at Chauvin’s trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Court TV via AP, Pool
President Joe Biden meets with members of congress to discuss his jobs plan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Feds weighing how to respond after verdict in Chauvin trial

The verdict, and the aftermath, will be a test for Biden

  • Apr 20, 2021
President Joe Biden meets with members of congress to discuss his jobs plan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 30, 2021,, file photo, a person holds aloft photos of Donovon Lynch during a vigil near the intersection of 20th Street and Pacific Avenue in Virginia Beach, Va. Grammy award-winning musician Pharrell Williams has called for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of his cousin, Lynch, on March 27, along the Virginia coast. Williams made the call on Instagram Monday, April 5, 2021, after speaking at his cousin’s funeral in Virginia Beach. (Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)

Pharrell wants federal probe into police shooting of cousin

Investigation recently turned over to Virginia State Police

  • Apr 8, 2021
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 30, 2021,, file photo, a person holds aloft photos of Donovon Lynch during a vigil near the intersection of 20th Street and Pacific Avenue in Virginia Beach, Va. Grammy award-winning musician Pharrell Williams has called for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of his cousin, Lynch, on March 27, along the Virginia coast. Williams made the call on Instagram Monday, April 5, 2021, after speaking at his cousin’s funeral in Virginia Beach. (Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2020, file photo, South Korean K-pop group BTS salutes to their national flag during a ceremony marking the National Youth Day at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. BTS released a statement condemning racism against Asians and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. “We stand against racial discrimination,” the biggest boyband in the world, tweeted to their 34 million followers in both English and Korean. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)

BTS condemns anti-Asian racism, says they’ve experienced it

BTS is one of the first South Korean bands to openly condemn anti-Asian racism

  • Mar 30, 2021
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2020, file photo, South Korean K-pop group BTS salutes to their national flag during a ceremony marking the National Youth Day at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. BTS released a statement condemning racism against Asians and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. “We stand against racial discrimination,” the biggest boyband in the world, tweeted to their 34 million followers in both English and Korean. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)
FILE - Dav Pilkey arrives at the premiere of “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie” in Los Angeles on May 21, 2017. A graphic novel for children from the wildly popular “Captain Underpants” series, “The Adventures of Ook and Glu,” is being pulled from library and book store shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.” (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

‘Captain Underpants’ book pulled for ‘passive racism’

Scholastic removed book from its websites, stopped processing orders

  • Mar 29, 2021
FILE - Dav Pilkey arrives at the premiere of “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie” in Los Angeles on May 21, 2017. A graphic novel for children from the wildly popular “Captain Underpants” series, “The Adventures of Ook and Glu,” is being pulled from library and book store shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.” (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan paid tribute Sunday to the No. 2 Construction Battalion, Canada’s only all-Black unit to serve during the First World War. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan paid tribute Sunday to the No. 2 Construction Battalion, Canada’s only all-Black unit to serve during the First World War. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)

Video of Floyd arrest may appear early at ex-cop’s trial

Trial is expected to last about four weeks at the courthouse in downtown Minneapolis

  • Mar 29, 2021
A light rail train is blocked briefly by demonstrators next to the plaza at Hennepin County Government Center on the eve of the start of the trial of Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
Debbie Baptiste, mother of Colten Boushie, holds a photo of her son during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 14, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Debbie Baptiste, mother of Colten Boushie, holds a photo of her son during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 14, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
President Joe Biden leaves an event with Johnson and Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky, and Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth Frazier in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Campus, Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden, Harris offer solace, denouce racism in Atlanta visit

Biden, Harris offer solace, denouce racism in Atlanta visit

President Joe Biden leaves an event with Johnson and Johnson Chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky, and Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth Frazier in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Campus, Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Quebec deputy premier and Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault speaks at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. The regional health authority in Quebec's Laurentians says a job posting last year seeking a white female patient attendant is unacceptable and that it has opened an internal probe into the matter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec health officials investigate job posting requiring applicants be white women

Quebec health officials investigate job posting requiring applicants be white women

Quebec deputy premier and Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault speaks at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. The regional health authority in Quebec's Laurentians says a job posting last year seeking a white female patient attendant is unacceptable and that it has opened an internal probe into the matter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
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CARE presents free online event to fight racism

The Central Alberta Refugee Effort presents CommUnity Power of One, an online…

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Britain’s Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive for a visit to School21, a school in east London, Thursday March 11, 2021. (Justin Tallis/Pool via AP)

Prince William defends UK monarchy against racism accusation

William has yet to speak to Harry since interview

  • Mar 11, 2021
Britain’s Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge arrive for a visit to School21, a school in east London, Thursday March 11, 2021. (Justin Tallis/Pool via AP)
An Edmonton Police Services logo is seen on a podium at a news conference in Edmonton on Oct. 2, 2017. Edmonton police say they are investigating two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women on the same day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
An Edmonton Police Services logo is seen on a podium at a news conference in Edmonton on Oct. 2, 2017. Edmonton police say they are investigating two separate hate-motivated attacks against Muslim women on the same day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
People board and leave at the Century Park light-rail transit station in Edmonton on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Racism is a real problem:’ Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

‘Racism is a real problem:’ Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

People board and leave at the Century Park light-rail transit station in Edmonton on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, is a bronze statue called "Raise Up" that is part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings in Montgomery, Ala. Some states have already criminalized the display of nooses, including Louisiana, Virginia, California, New York and Connecticut. Oregon's bill, if passed by the Democrat-controlled Legislature and signed by the Democratic governor, will make intimidation by display of a noose a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and a $6,250 fine. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Oregon moves to ban display of nooses, a racist symbol

Oregon moves to ban display of nooses, a racist symbol

FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, is a bronze statue called "Raise Up" that is part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings in Montgomery, Ala. Some states have already criminalized the display of nooses, including Louisiana, Virginia, California, New York and Connecticut. Oregon's bill, if passed by the Democrat-controlled Legislature and signed by the Democratic governor, will make intimidation by display of a noose a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and a $6,250 fine. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
A copy of the book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," by Dr. Seuss, rests in a chair, in Walpole, Mass., Monday, March 1, 2021. Canadian librarians and educators are reassessing several Dr. Seuss titles that are being pulled from publication because of racist and insensitive imagery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Steven Senne

Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

A copy of the book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," by Dr. Seuss, rests in a chair, in Walpole, Mass., Monday, March 1, 2021. Canadian librarians and educators are reassessing several Dr. Seuss titles that are being pulled from publication because of racist and insensitive imagery. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Steven Senne