Organizing Against Racism and Hate (Prince George)

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Articles 

Mixie Me By Nicholas Hune-Brown 
A personal essay about being of mixed race in Toronto and the personal, political, and social implications. "I used to be the only biracial kid in the room. Now, my exponentially expanding cohort promises a future where everyone is mixed."

Immigrants’ children find multiculturalism obsolete by Doug Saunders
Multiculturalism: an experience, or something that is imposed on Canadian children of immigrants? 

Canada is still racist, and no think piece can change that.  By Anupa Mistry

Examining the perception of Canada as a welcoming multi-ethnic society, and the problems under the surface. 

An Education in the Extreme:  Daniel Gallant turns to learning as he moves from white supremacist to anti-racism crusader. By Ted Clarke. 

Prince George Citizen article on the work of a local man campaigning against                                                                          racism. "For Daniel Gallant, a Grade 7 dropout who fell into a life of racism and                                                                        violence, a university education that was once an impossibility is now reality."

Websites

Multimedia & Multiculturalism 

A site that looks at the use of multimedia and how it can be used to further messages of multiculturalism. 


Know your media - what is media and how do you use it to deliver your message?

Special Topics Collections 

The Cheerios Ad. 

Here is the original Cheerios Ad, which was the subject of a ton of controversy. See if you can guess why. 

These kids couldn't figure it out either.

The real-life family of the young actress at the center of the ad. 

Cheerios' take on the response to their ad. To their credit, they point out that representing their viewership includes mixed race families, among all families, because, y'know, LOTS OF PEOPLE EAT CEREAL AND ITS NOT A POLITICAL STATEMENT. No apologies here, bless them. 

I'm Biracial, and That Cheerios Ad Is a Big F*cking Deal. Trust Me. By Meagan Hatcher-Mays

"When I was growing up, there were no families on television that resembled mine.... When I was with my mom, people would look at me and ask, “What is she?”