Share the Joy of Mother’s Day
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Share the Joy of Mother’s Day

I am haunted by a strange inner feeling that after reading this article, a plethora of suggestions would be proffered regarding my current mental status or at best any...

Artificial Intelligence and the future of humanity
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Artificial Intelligence and the future of humanity

Recently, more than 1,000 scientists, engineers, many of them leaders in the Big Tech industry including Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Evan Sharp, Chris Larsen, and Gary Marcus, signed an...

Black Police Officers: To be blue and Black
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Black Police Officers: To be blue and Black

The presage Black police officers have to negotiate and reconcile on two historically distinct strivings… to be “blue” and to be “black” — in one “dark body. Before arriving...

CRITICAL RACE THEORY AND BLACK HISTORY
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CRITICAL RACE THEORY AND BLACK HISTORY

First, they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak...

UNRAVELLING THE MYSTICISM OF RACISM
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UNRAVELLING THE MYSTICISM OF RACISM

From time immemorial the construct of race has always been used to gain and retain power, and to create dynamics that separate and silence. The Oxford English Dictionary’s first...

Are Nurses positioned to Embrace Equity?
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Are Nurses positioned to Embrace Equity?

On March 8, International Women’s Day will be celebrated as a global day honoring the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and also marks a call to...

Medical Schools as Racialized Institutions
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Medical Schools as Racialized Institutions

Despite current data showing that physician diversity does improve patient care, and reduce health care disparities, the current demographics of the profession fail to reflect the population of Canada...

Tyre Nichol’s death raises questions about race and police culture
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Tyre Nichol’s death raises questions about race and police culture

Here we go again! The world watched in shock, awe, disgust and consequent mistrust at the beating in Memphis of an unarmed male, Tyre Nichols at the hands of...

From the sidelines to the Frontlines: Black Nurses
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From the sidelines to the Frontlines: Black Nurses

“Racism is not a system that can be reformed. It must be dismantled” Canada has historically constructed its identity in opposition to the United States, taking pride in being...

Mothers should give their sons room to grow
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Mothers should give their sons room to grow

In my undying quest to care let me share a growing fear. In like manner as there is a special bond between fathers and daughters, the converse holds true...