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An all-white jury runs from justice in the trial of Gerald Stanley
February 12, 2018
What I learned from attending a #BlackLivesMatter protest in Toronto
"It was a true sign of solidarity against systemic racism."
March 26, 2016
Donald Trump and the shadow of George Wallace
The hatred that the leading Republican candidate has been inciting during his bid to run in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election harkens back to another…
March 14, 2016
Skating club backs away from offensive costumes
Following concerns from members of the Mi'kmaq community, the Stephenville Figure Skating Club says it will not outfit its young skaters in costumes depicting Indigenous…
February 23, 2016
The Indy’s Top 15 of 2015
See which articles and topics Independent readers cast an eye over most in 2015.
December 31, 2015
People in St. John's rally in support of refugees, against racism and bigotry.
December 14, 2015
To Each Their Own
(Election) Time for real action on racism
With barely a week left to the provincial election, will the parties have the courage to integrate anti-racism into their platforms?
November 25, 2015
White people are funny
"Qallunaat! Why White People are Funny" reverses the usual relationship between white people and the Inuit.
November 24, 2015
“Je suis une Humaine”
Following the attacks in Baghdad, Beirut and Paris, perhaps the most important words we could be thinking and uttering are "Je suis une Humaine." "أنا…
November 17, 2015
It’s not ‘either / or’
Happy Valley-Goose Bay can and should open its doors to refugees fleeing violence in Syria, while also finding a permanent solution to ending homelessness in…
November 14, 2015
Barbaric culture talk
As politicians bid for votes in the last few days of a seemingly endless election campaign, it deserves to be asked: Is winning the best…
October 15, 2015
Racism alive and well in St. John’s
"I'm going on my third year living in St. John's, and I've never been so hesitant to let people I meet know where and who…
October 1, 2015
Sharp criticism sometimes stifles discussion
There is a fine line between freedom of expression and (tolerance of) discriminatory language and beliefs: have we found it?
July 10, 2014