Tag Archive | systemic racism

“The Skies Belong to Us” – Part IV

So, I was pretty much right.  Skies ended almost exactly as I though it would. One of the areas of surprise was the American public’s declining interest and concern with airplane hijackings in the years following Roger’s and Cathy’s escape.  Koerner offers some credible reasons for this, but part of me still can’t believe that […]

Racialytics #4: The Root of Violence is Violence

I’ve been thinking for days about whether – or how – to write about the Danzig Street shooting. I first thought I was going to write about how all we need to do to prevent such horrific incidents is to expect the best of young black men. Then I discovered that Tianna Dowie-Chin had already […]

Racialytics #3: It’s Always About Racism

On November 10, Maclean’s Magazine published “Too Asian?”, an article describing (some) White students’ decision not to apply to top-tier universities like the University of Toronto, the University of Waterloo, and the University of British Columbia, because they are “so academically focused that some students feel they can no longer compete or have fun.”  According […]