African Muslim community leaders see themselves on the frontlines of this struggle, advocating against the internet as a source of religious teaching,View More African Muslims Fight Radicalization
The image of our new Prime Minister, in shirtsleeves greeting the first Syrian refugees airlifted from Beirut to Pearson International airport in Toronto was splashed across various media platforms from coast to coast to coast…View More It’s Not Only Syrians Who Need Our Help
Members of visible-minority groups have a stronger sense of loyalty to federal government than provincial government, reports a new study from the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). This is particularly true of first-generation…View More Research Watch #8: The Same Canada?
The 2015 federal elections is a milestone for Somali Canadians as it marks a significant increase in their level of political engagement. Canada’s Somali community began to grow in size after civil war broke out…View More #Elxn42 Sparks Hope for Somali Canadians
From the fight against radicalization and professional roadblocks to the question of whether a Black police chief would have any impact in Toronto, here are some recent headlines in the African-Canadian diaspora media. Radicals Have…View More PULSE: Africa – What You Didn’t Read in the Mainstream
This year is the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education, that desegregated American public schools. To mark this anniversary, Americans are reflecting on the progress that has been…View More Ontario’s Teaching Diversity Gap
The country’s largest and most diverse school board was in the spotlight earlier this month for all the wrong reasons. The Toronto District School Board (TDSB)’s plan to help Somali-Canadian youth better succeed in school…View More Teaching Students to be “Culturally Bilingual”
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and some of that city’s Somali community are at odds. Acting on what it thought were the concerns of the Somali population, the TDSB is considering a modified curriculum…View More Who Speaks for a New Canadian Community?