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Social Justice: Racism

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Case Studies in Racist Policies and Events in North America

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1. The Roots of the Slave Trade in the U.S & The rise of the Cotton Industry (1619)

African Americans: The Years of Slavery

3. Civil War, Emancipation, & The 13- 15th  Amendments (1861)

Civil War, American

Emancipation Proclamation

Amendments 13 -15

5. Jim Crow Laws – “Separate But Equal” (1896)

Jim Crow

Jim Crow Laws

7. Brown v. Board of Education & Central High School Integrated  (1954 & 1957)

Brown V. Board of Education of Topeka

8. Emmett Till ( 1955)

Emmett Till Case

9. Rosa Parks & Montgomery Bus Boycott  (1955)

Rosa Parks

Montgomery Bus Boycott

12. Birmingham Church Bombed (1963)

16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

13. Martin Luther King & Civil Rights Act & Assassination (1963 & 1964 & 1968)

Martin Luther King, Jr

Martin Luther King, Jr, Assassination

14. Malcolm X

Malcolm X

15. Selma to Montgomery March (1965)

Selma Marches

16. The Bakke Decision & Affirmative Action (1978)

Bakke Case

17. BLM Movement, Death of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter - Canada

George Floyd

Breonna Taylor

18. Black Loyalists in Canada & Abolition of Enslavement in Canada

Black Loyalists in British North America

19. The Black Panther Movement

The Black Panther Party

20. Chinese Head Tax in Canada

Chinese Head Tax in Canada

Slavery Abolition Act, 1833

21. The Indian Act in Canada and First Nations Voting

Indian Act

Indian Act (Plain Language Summary)

Enfranchisement (Status)

Enfranchisement (Plain Language Summary)

22. First Nations Residential Schools in Canada

Residential Schools in Canada

23. "Indian Status"  Issues in Canada, OR M&MIW, OR 215 Missing Children in Kamloops, B.C.

Indian Status

Enfranchisement (Status)

Enfranchisement (Plain Language Summary)


Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada

215 Missing Children Found in Kamloops, B.C.

Remains of 215 children found buried at former B.C. residential school

24. Japanese Internment in Canada

Internment of Japanese Canadians

25. Komagata Maru in Canada

Komagata Maru

Global Issues in Context

Canada In Context