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Anti-Racism Learning Toolkit

A starting point to better understand racism and take action.

Anti-Black Racism

Viola Desmond

According to the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF):

Anti-Black Racism is “policies and practices rooted in Canadian institutions such as, education, health care, and justice that mirror and reinforce beliefs, attitudes, prejudice, stereotyping and/or discrimination towards people of African descent.” 

Source: CRRF Glossary of Terms

Picture: Viola Desmond (Wikimedia Commons). Read about Viola Desmond's story.

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