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Uncovering anti-Blackness in the Arab world

Black people constitute a significant percentage of the global Arab population. (Brett Jordan/Unsplash), CC BY-SA Amir Al-Azraki, University of Waterloo Black Arabs are underrepresented and largely invisible in “white” Arab-dominated countries, and excluded from political, academic, artistic and religious institutions. “Black” and “Arab” are not mutually exclusive: some Black people are Arab and some Arab people are Black. As an …

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Searching for anti-racism agendas in South Asian Canadian communities

South Asian immigration to Canada increased in the 70s and 80s. A picture circa 1975, taken in the Toronto neighbourhood of South Riverdale (‘Little India’). (City of Toronto Archives/Series 1465; Urban Design photographs)

South Asian immigration to Canada increased in the 70s and 80s. A picture circa 1975, taken in the Toronto neighbourhood of South Riverdale (‘Little India’). (City of Toronto Archives/Series 1465; Urban Design photographs) Asmita Bhutani, University of Toronto and Ambika Tenneti, University of Toronto As recent South Asian immigrants to Toronto, we write this article in response to personal contentious …

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