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12 (Mostly) Canadian Books about Racism, Anti-Blackness, and Anti-Racism, Plus Places to Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Happy Pride Month! In honour of the original riot against police brutality that inspired Pride month and in support of #BlackLivesMatter I want to share two lists, one of people and organizations to donate to, and another of books. The … Continue reading

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A.A. Riley’s Introducing Sophia Firecracker: A Superhero Book for Young Black Canadian Girls

When I received an email from Victoria-based queer author A.A. Riley a few months ago telling me about her book Introducing Sophia Firecracker, which is a first chapter book for 7 to 10 year-olds, I wasn’t sure if I had … Continue reading

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