Books tagged: Social Discrimination & Equal Treatment

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And Neither Have I Wings to Fly

By Thelma Wheatley

2014 Finalist for the Wales Book of the Year Award for Creative Non-Fiction
2014 Finalist for the MARTY People’s Choice Award for Literary Arts
2013 IPPY Bronze Medal Winner for Psychology/Mental Health

The shocking true story of the institutionalization and abuse of children ... Read more

Decolonizing Equity

Edited by Billie Allan & V.C. Rhonda Hackett
Foreword by OmiSoore Dryden

 

Institutions everywhere seem to be increasingly aware of their roles in settler colonialism and anti-Black racism. As such, many racialized workers find themselves tasked with developing equity plans for their departments, associations or faculties. This collection acknowledges ... Read more

Legacy

By Suzanne Methot

 

Winner of the 2019–20 Huguenot Society of Canada Award

“Powerful … A deeply empathetic and inspiring work with insights of value to anyone struggling to overcome personal or communal trauma. ” — Library Journal

“[A] beautifully written book about strategies for healing ... Read more

Memphis Mayhem

By David A. Less

 

Memphis gave birth to music that changed the world — Memphis Mayhem is a fascinating history of how music and culture collided to change the state of music forever

“David Less has captured the essence of the Memphis music experience on these pages in no uncertain terms. ... Read more

R Is for Reparations

By Global Afrikan Congress

 

Coming out of the innovative Book-in-a-Day event facilitated by the Global Afrikan Congress – Nova Scotia Chapter, R Is for Reparations invites readers to listen to the voices of young activists as they share their hopes and dreams about the global demand for redress, compensation ... Read more

Radiant Voices

Compiled by Carla Bergman

A collection of essays inspired by EMMA Talks, a speakers’ series committed to amplifying the voices of thinkers, activists, scholars, artists, and community builders who are also women-identified, trans, and gender-nonconforming folks.

From Idle No More to Black Lives Matter ... Read more

The Court of Better Fiction

By Debra Komar

2020 Arthur Ellis Award, Best Nonfiction Crime Book — Shortlisted
In its rush to establish dominion over the North, Canada executed two innocent Inuit.

In 1921, the RCMP arrested two Inuit males suspected of killing their uncle. While in custody, one of the accused allegedly ... Read more

Uncommitted Crimes

By Tara Atluri

Theodor Adorno once remarked that, “…every work of art is an uncommitted crime. ” This book is a tribute to political artists who deviate from the mainstream and create art that engages with questions of societal oppression, survival, and resistance. It draws on interviews ... Read more