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"The small minority, angry, frustrated group of racists don't get to define who we are as a country."
The idea is to not shy away or hide from the discussion, but rather to face it head on.
The "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Va. resulted in violent clashes, scores of injuries and one death.
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It has been so successful, in part, due to a lack of critical engagement of race relations in Canada.
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What is shocking is how many white folks are trying to distance themselves from the problem instead of being part of the solution.
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This follows the president's "both sides" news conference.
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I want to know who 'they' are and whether they are really so different from 'us.'
This knowledge should enrage us, break our hearts, sober our minds and compel us forward.
“No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA!” the crowd chanted.
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Canadians share their thoughts on the racially motivated violence in Charlottesville, Va.
He was criticized for not denouncing them earlier.
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The world will turn to Canada as the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination reviews its record on combating racial discrimination.
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Racism can spread up north too, the PM wrote on Twitter.
A trip to the store to buy a chainsaw turns into an ugly confrontation.