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Journalists across Canada are speaking out about their experiences with racism in the newsroom. And as Wendy Mesley is suspended from hosting duties, it’s time to reevaluate the language used in news meetings.
“I hurt people and for that I am very sorry. I am also deeply ashamed.”
“Where does racism manifest?” asks Rex Murphy, who once wrote that rap music leads to “a degraded and vulgar culture”
“Only a few decades after slavery was abolished, you already had, in textbooks in Ontario, the removal of references of history of slavery in Canada, but still many examples of realities of slavery in the United States. This idea of identifying racism as an American phenomenon is an important part of how Canadian racism articulates itself.”
“There has been a rising in, I think, white racial consciousness,” host Faith Goldy told viewers.
On April 20, Toronto Star columnist and Newstalk 1010 host, Desmond Cole, gave a powerful deputation at a Toronto Police Services Board meeting. He then stood in protest, calling on the board to restrict police access to ‘carding’ data. The meeting eventually adjourned, and Cole was escorted out by police officers. For almost five years now, … Continued
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