Written by: Niroshini Mather The instagram account @StolenbySmith has sparked a much needed introspection into the experiences of BIPOC students and staff at Queen’s University. The account was launched by Kelly Zou, a fourth year commerce student, in order to offer Queens students and alumni the opportunity to anonymously share their experiences of racism, homophobiaContinue reading “Stolen by Smith- an Article”
Written By: Shayla Joshi A distinction that is often overlooked is that of equity versus equality. Sure, in general terms, most people understand the definitions of these words, but what do they mean when executed? What do they signify as ideals? The distinction between equality and equity is paramount in addressing the systemic barriers rootedContinue reading “How to Spark Change: the Distinction Between Equity and Equality”
Written By: Niroshini Mather Now more than ever, the daily struggles faced by the Black community are being brought forward in light of the recent murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of the police. As a result, many of us have begun a much needed introspection to determine how, inadavertently orContinue reading “Colourism in the South Asian Community”
How to actively practice anti-racism Written By: Sydney Ko My dad used to say to me, “don’t be a hero.” I was 13, and we were on our drive to school. Maybe it was because I was at the age where I thought the world revolved around me, but I was baffled by his statement.Continue reading “Don’t be a Hero, be Clark Kent”
Written and Photographed By: Leah Biberdorf In the midst of one of the greatest health pandemics, the biggest civil rights movement ever recorded is happening. Not in some far off news story that gets broadcasted for ten minutes but right in our own countries, cities, and homes. The death of George Floyd has rightfully sparked aContinue reading ““Matters is the Minimum””
Written By: Niroshini Mather DONATIONS: For the Victims Official George Floyd Memorial Fund – The Official George Floyd Memorial Fund I Run With Maud – I Run with Maud Justice for Breonna Taylor – Justice for Breonna Taylor For Protestors : https://bailfunds.github.io/ – A list of Community Bail Funds Organized by States & Cities DonatingContinue reading “Resources: Ways You Can Help”
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