The Sunday Edition7:44How the spectacle of U.S. racism allows Canada to overlook its own
How the spectacle of U.S. racism allows Canada to overlook its own
6 months ago
Canadians have been outraged by the litany of racist violence and police brutality against Black Americans, the explosion of protest, and the inflammatory rhetoric issued from the White House. But Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey, who teaches history at McGill University, argues that focusing on the scale of racism and violence in the U.S. allows Canadians to feel morally superior and ignore or deny racism and police brutality against Black Canadians.