Residents in the area reported the posters at the corner of Kingston Road and Warden Avenue to the city and Ward 36 councillor Gary Crawford.
Farah Mawani couldn’t stand idly by. She had to act.
“All of these incidents hit very close to home,” she said.
On Nov. 19, during a public meeting at the Stan Wadlow Park in East York, she spoke in response to the appearance of white supremacy posters on park property.
Racism is a topic that deeply disturbs me; I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about it and why it exists. I try my best to see what could lead an individual down that path mentally.
The Wayne Simmonds banana peel (or full-banana) throwing incident that occurred during Thursday night’s contest in London, Ont., between the Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red wings is proof Canada doesn’t exist in a vacuum when it comes to racism.
A day after being targeted in a racist incident at an NHL pre-season game, Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds, who is black, has left the past behind him.
Racism in Scarborough still happens. I see it every day. You might not, depending on how much faith you have in the multicultural “It’s a small world after all” myth that has grown in Canada.
For the past four years, Fazal Hashmi has spent his workdays watching over Centennial College students at the Ashtonbee campus. He loves his job, but can’t forget his past. In the halls of Centennial, he’s known as Fazal the security guard, but back in India he’s known as Dr. Hashmi.
Glasgow Rangers’ Maurice Edu has alleged that he was racially abused by two of his team’s fans on Tuesday night.