Anti-racism articles from our blog:



Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Mar 13, 2023

University Secretary and Corporate Counsel, Lon Knox talks about their feelings of hesitancy leading a working group at Queen's. But being comfortable feeing uncomfortable is an opportunity for learning and growth.

Scarborough Charter Research Working Group

Feb 17, 2023

In our first post of 2023, Dr. Katherine McKittrick and Dr. Betsy Donald reflect on the Scarborough Charter, research and activism.

The Scarborough Charter: From Striving to Thriving

Nov 30, 2022

Lavonne Hood, Queen's University Ombudsperson, talks about Queen's University and the Scarborough Charter.

Scarborough Charter: Everyone has a role to play…

Oct 19, 2022

In this piece, Corinna Fitzgerald – Assistant Dean (Student Life and Learning) at Queen’s University, reflects on what it means to be an accomplice, instead of an ally to a cause.

Walking the Talk: Will the Scarborough Charter Be The Game Changer?

Sep 19, 2022

In this piece, Tawa Braimah, project manager of Queen’s University’s Scarborough Charter implementation group sets the tone for a series of conversations around tackling anti-black racism and promoting black flourishing in the Queen’s community.

The Language of Anti-Asian Racism

Mar 16, 2021

Our March blog post was written by Jenny Lee Northey, Career Counsellor. In this piece, she talks about the importance of language when doing anti-racist work.

The Intersectional d-20

Dec 11, 2020

Yara Hussein, Queen’s student currently completing her second year as a biochemistry major with a minor in global development, shares with us the unique perspective that the intersection of her identities has awarded her.

More than Just Words: From Anti-racism Statements to Action

Oct 06, 2020

Alana Butler, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s, walks us through the importance of moving from awareness to action in relation to our anti-racism commitments.

Together We Are: 6th year!

Sep 09, 2020

The school year is starting with many changes and uncertainties. But in times of crisis, solidarity becomes key.