Letters sent to Senator Lynn Beyak remain online more than one week after the ethics officer of the Senate called for their removal. Senate ethics officer Pierre Legault called the letters, which Beyak posted on her official government website , racist in an investigation which deemed she had violated the Senate Code of Conduct. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, said Beyak is promoting misinformation by keeping the letters online. She still refuses. With each day that passes, she continues to deny painful truths, and promote misinformation and hate.
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Raul Fernandez grew up in New York City, but now he's looking to shake up the government of Brookline. The issue of how town government deals with allegations of racism isn't the only reason Fernandez ran. We bet on Brookline and Brookline said, 'OK, let's do this. Brookline has been grappling for years with allegations of racism from black and Hispanic employees and residents. A civil rights lawsuit in federal court, originally filed on behalf of nine people, charges town officials with "enforcing racial subordination … and retaliating against persons who protest racial discrimination. Now, with the election of Fernandez and a recent town meeting vote in favor of a black firefighter, some Brookline residents are ready for the town to change the way it deals with allegations of racism. Growing up in the subsidized Taino Towers in Spanish Harlem and later the South Bronx, the Puerto Rican Fernandez would become the first in his family to graduate from college.
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As a white mom raising white kids in middle America, I pride myself on being as conscious as possible when it comes to racism. I ensure my kids embrace differences and teach them not to be colorblind. What should I tell my co-worker if this comes up again? The short answer: I agree with your co-worker.
Jump to navigation. Please chip in to support rabble's election coverage. It's like Whitesplaining but I have experienced it from both White and racialized people who are not Black or Indigenous so I needed to come up with a more "inclusive" word. Sometimes, it will involve telling me how my experience or the experience of Black people in Canada is so much better than that of indigenous peoples.