Wednesday February 21, 2018
The Current explores issues of race facing all Canadians today, from environmental racism, to gentrification of traditionally black communities, to how the #MeToo moment is excluding black women and the violence they live under.
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'A community of widows': How African-Nova Scotians are confronting a history of environmental racism
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'Blame everything but a gun': School-shooting survivors say political response is just crocodile tears
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With an era coming to an end, host of CBC's On Drugs podcast explains how politics and fear drove the early days of cannabis prohibition in Canada. More video audioListen 23:20
Civilians are still dying by the hundreds each week in Syria as battles rage on — and despite ISIS's recent defeat, proxy conflicts by other nations threaten to make it even worse. MoreListen 25:32