9 Things to Read That Will Help You Learn to Combat Racism in Canada



by Flourishing Foundation

If you’d like to learn more about the impacts of systemic racism and white supremacy, we recommend the following articles, movies, interviews, and books. When we attach a critical race theory lens to our discussions, we are opened to considering what is missing, who is missing, who will be harmed by inclusion or exclusion.

– Andrea Montgomery Di Marco, PhD
Flourishing Foundation

“When only marginalized people are teaching about colonialism, systemic racism and white supremacy the burden is greater on them. Everyone needs to be involved in education.” (Annette Henry, 2017, UBC)


  1. Dear White People Wake Up: Canada is Racist
  2. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
  3. Movie: The Skin We’re In (Desmond Cole)
  4. I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You (David Chariandy)
  5. White Fragility (Robin DiAngelo)
  6. Race and Epistemologies of Ignorance (Shannon Sullivan and Nancy Tuana)
  7. So You Want to Talk about Race (Author Ijeoma Oluo)
  8. Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada (Paulette Regan)
  9. Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor (Layla F. Saad)

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