Racism in the news

It can be hard to talk about racism, but it affects thousands of people every day – and it happens here in Manitoba. The news articles below demonstrate how racial discrimination is in the news in our community.

When you read these stories, think about how they make you feel. It may help you form your ideas for our React to Racism Challenge.

Jan 30, 2013 – thompsoncitizen.net – Racist anti-aboriginal slurs and offensive comments prompt Thompson Citizen to permanently close Facebook page

Jan 29, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – Discuss racism of today, not yesterday

Jan 29, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – Attack on Morris editor unwarranted

Jan 26, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – Poison in a small town

Jan 24, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – Conflict resolution, aboriginal-style

Jan 24, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – The words we have inherited

Jan 23, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – Canadians can’t be smug about racism

Jan 19, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – Idle No More commenters could use some lessons in critical thinking

Jan 17, 2013 – cbc.ca – Manitoba newspaper sparks furor with racist editorial

Jan 9, 2013 – winnipegfreepress.com – New light shines on city

Dec 4, 2012 – cbc.ca – React to Racism

Nov 16, 2012 – winnipegfreepress.com – Symbols, totems should get some respect

Oct 27, 2012 – cbc.ca – Company pulls ‘Sassy Squaw’ costume, apologizes

Sept 17, 2012 – winnipegfreepress.com – I shouldn’t have to say this, but…

Sept 17, 2012 – winnipegfreepress.com – Racist outrage

Sept 17, 2012 – winnipegfreepress.com – Other attacks

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