How institutions have developed their responses to anti-Black racism: Editorial

September 2, 2021
In a new article from University Affairs, Tayo Bero discusses the changes that postsecondary institutions in Canada have implemented in response to anti-Black racism and additional measures taken this year to address anti-Black racism. This year, Dalhousie University has established the Sankofa scholarship, UBC’s broader Taskforce on Anti-racism and inclusive excellence began its work, Concordia’s Black Perspectives Office has grown to have four members, and Ryerson is exploring strategies to hire more Black faculty. “This is an everybody issue,” said Angelique Willkie, co-chair of Concordia’s President’s Task Force on Anti-Black Racism, who emphasized the importance of community involvement in the initiatives. University Affairs (Editorial)