Based on the book of the same name by Ingrid Waldron, this film explores the topic of environmental racism, poignantly shining a light on the Canadian government’s current and historical decisions to prioritize the profits of large corporations over the health of Indigenous and Black communities.
Anne Bishop, Becoming an Ally.
Black Women’s Blueprint, “The Black Women’s Truth And Reconciliation Commission On Sexual Assault Archival Information.”
Chanae Parsons, Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute, “Africentricity- YOUbuntu: Youth Mentorship Project.”
Council of Parties, Third Public Report, Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children, Restorative Inquiry, Fall 2018.
Conversations with Kate MacDonald, Shianne Gordon, Robert Wright, and El Jones.
David Este and Wanda Thomas Bernard, “Spirituality Among African Nova Scotians: A Key to Survival in Canadian Society.”
Dorothy Roberts, “Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty.”
Halifax Media Coop, “Being Black and Out.”
Harvard, “Implicit Association Test.
Joy DeGruy, “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome.”
Oxford Dictionaries, “Privilege.”
Peggy MacIntosh, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.”
Psychology Today, “Microaggressions: More than Just Race.”
Rebecca Epstein, Jamilia J. Blake and Thalia González, Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls' Childhood, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, 2017.
Reflections, “Becoming Trustworthy White Allies.”
Robyn Maynard, Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present, 2017.
Saleem Reshamwala, New York Times, Implicit Bias: Peanut Butter and Jelly Racism.
Shared Hope, “Trafficking Terms.”
St. Lawrence University, “ADINKRA - Cultural Symbols of the Asante people.”
Tamara Winfrey-Harris, The Sisters are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, 2015.
The Chronicle Herald, “When the Marginalized Speak Up, Listen.” Opinion Piece, January 26, 2018.
The Nova Scotia Advocate, “Halifax police are deeply racist, African Nova Scotians say at police street check community meeting.”
Torontoist, “Canada Has a Black Incarceration Problem.”
Vera Institute of Justice, “Young Men of Color and the Other Side of Harm.”