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Dr. Charmaine Nelson

"For over a century, Canada has manufactured a false identity as a racially benevolent land, historically free from slavery and its attendant racism" Quote from Charmaine A. Nelson's article "Our Unspoken Discomfort with Interracial Relationships" in the Walrus, October 1, 2020

It’s after one of our many team conversations that we chose to share with you some of the insights that guide our work. We’d like to highlight in all simplicity the people who inspire and influence our everyday practice.

A little while ago, Amélie has had the privilege of attending a lecture by Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson on the history of black slaves in Canada as early as the 17th century. Her research criticizes the preconception that African Canadians are recent immigrants to Canada. Her commitment reminds us of the collective effort needed to promote knowledge and empathy for others.

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