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Racism and Discrimination

Michael P. Farkas

A descendant of New Brunswick’s Black Loyalists, Michael talks of growing up in the suburbs of Quebec as one of just a few Blacks and his transformation upon discovering Rastafarian culture.

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  • Eunice Abaga

    Eunice immigrated to Canada from Kenya. She talks about misconceptions that stem from questions like “Where are you from?” and how this question can lead people to feel excluded.

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  • Fabrice Yoboua

    Fabrice first experienced a racist attack in the schoolyard and often felt stereotyped for being Black. He talks about how racist comments create divides that are hard to forget.

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