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Science Behind: Racism

In her best-selling novel, Caste: Origins of our Discontents, author Isabel Wilkerson reasons that the modern concept of race was developed during the making...

UW Launches Racial Equity Board Games Showcase

The University of Waterloo announced the launch of a Racial Equity Board Games Showcase scheduled to begin around mid-April 2021, according to Kitchener Today....

Body cams

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and calls for police forces to address police brutality, body-worn cameras (BWCs) are often brought...

Students call out UW on its state of equity

Students and equity services, seeking justice for UW’s treatment of BIPOC, united in support of student-led social media campaign ‘Equity4WHO’.  On July 7, Equity4WHO released...

Black profs explain how UW could become anti-racist

Faculty members of UW shared their vision for the President’s Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) with Imprint.  “The real key here is consultation, in my opinion. We...

Anti-racism courses won’t be mandatory at UW despite 8,000 signature petition

Over 8,000 students have now signed a petition titled, “Addition of Anti-Racism course to mandatory degree requirement for all faculties.” This petition was created...

White prof used N-word multiple times “loud and proud” student says

A first-year student who wishes to remain anonymous told Imprint she was in Professor BJ Rye's class when Rye used the N-word and provided...

White professor who used N-word in class will keep her job,...

In an interview with Imprint, Dr. Scott Kline, President of St. Jerome’s University, confirmed that Professor BJ Rye, who used the N-word in class,...

“Why are you protecting someone who called us the N-word?” How...

Two recent incidents of racist behaviour tied to UW have thrown anti-Black racism at the university into the spotlight.  Amy Cooper, a white UW alumnus...

A white UW prof used the N-word in class, students say....

A white UW prof used the N-word during class, her students say, and now calls for her removal from the university are growing. “My Human...