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Afro-Canadian workers have faced a long history of inequality and discrimination

Going back to slavery, systemic racism in the labour market still continues today

Going back to slavery, systemic racism in the labour market still continues today

A history of inequality for Afro-Canadian workers: Dear Jackie

2 months ago
Duration 4:13
Systemic racism has impacted Afro-Canadians' labour opportunities over time, starting from slavery and continuing until today.

Since the days of slavery, Black workers have been targeted as a source of cheap labour, a practice that has impacted Afro-Canadians' labour opportunities over time, and still continues today. Watch the video to learn more.

Watch Dear Jackie on the documentary Channel.

Credits:

DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER | KATHY SPERBERG
SCREENWRITER/RESEARCHER  |  DÉSIRÉE ROCHAT
MOTION GRAPHICS DIRECTOR  |  ISMAEL OUATTARA
VISUAL ARTIST/ART DIRECTION  |  MARC-ALAIN FÉLIX 
ADDITIONAL RESEARCHER  |  DOROTHY WILLIAMS

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