Anti-Black Racism: Critical Theory and Practice

Course Code: CDEV 3003

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course will take a deep dive into Anti-Black racism (ABR) and white supremacy that is embedded in Canadian institutions and social structures. Students will study the historical roots of ABR and understand how it is experienced in the present day. Case examples will examine ABR in the workplace, education, health care, immigration, law enforcement and media to understand its impact on the lives of Black peoples. A focus on how to address ABR in community work will offer students practical skills in identifying, confronting, and disrupting ABR in Canadian society.