Working While Black in Nova Scotia
Solidarity Halifax is proud to have collaborated with Ujamaa and the Kwacha House Cafe in the creation of Working While Black in Nova Scotia. The project aims to publish anonymous stories of anti-black racism in the workplace in Nova Scotia. Publishing these stories allows workers in the Black community to know that they are not alone in their experience of racism. The website also serves as a means to circulate these stories beyond the Black community. This is especially important since white and other Nova Scotians often operate under the mistaken assumption that racism is a thing of the past.
Here are links to recent media reports on the recently launched project:
CBC Mainstreet interviews Ben Sichel of Solidarity Halifax and Folami Jones of Kwacha House Cafe:
CBC Reports on the website:
Nova Scotia workplace racism highlighted in new website
Global News interviews Yolande Grant and Ben Sichel of Solidarity Halifax:
The Coast interviews Matthew Byard, chair of Ujamaa:
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