Race & Racism

  • Jude and Diana

    By Sharon Robart-Johnson     June 2021

    A story of two enslaved sisters. A story of brutality. A story of joy. Sharon Robart-Johnson blends archival research with fiction to compel us: Black lives matter enough to remember.

    A Roseway Book
  • Africentric Social Work

    Edited by Delores V.  Mullings, Jennifer Clarke, Wanda Thomas Bernard, David Este and Sulaimon Giwa     May 2021

    The first of its kind in Canada, this book provides an invaluable resource for students and practitioners alike by presenting a dynamic approach to African-centred service provision that is ethical and culturally relevant.

  • Academic Well-Being of Racialized Students

    Edited by Benita Bunjun     April 2021

    Through the multiple genres of essay, art, poetry and photography, this book intelligently examines the experiences of racialized students in the Canadian academy, emphasizing the crucial kinship relations they forge.

  • Identifying as Arab in Canada

    A Century of Immigration History

    By Houda Asal  Translated by Mary Foster     October 2020

    While “Arabs” now attract considerable attention – from media, the state, and sociological studies – their history in Canada remains little known. Identifying as Arab in Canada begins to rectify this invisibilization by exploring the migration from Machrek (the Middle East) to Canada from the late 19th century through the 1970s.

  • Rethinking Who We Are

    Critical Reflections on Human Diversity in Canada

    Edited by Jessica E.  Pulis and Paul U. Angelini     May 2019

    Rethinking Who We Are takes a non-conventional approach to understanding human difference in Canada.

  • Decolonizing Academia

    Poverty, Oppression and Pain

    By Clelia O. Rodríguez     October 2018

    Poetic, confrontational and radical, Decolonizing Academia speaks to those who have been taught to doubt themselves because of the politics of censorship, violence and silence that sustain the Ivory Tower.

  • Viola Desmond

    Her Life and Times

    By Graham Reynolds  With Wanda Robson     October 2018

    Accessible, concise and timely, this book tells the incredible, important story of Viola Desmond, considered by many to be Canada’s Rosa Parks.

    A Roseway Book
  • Racism and Anti-Racism in Canada

    Edited by David Este, Liza Lorenzetti and Christa Sato     August 2018

    This introductory book was planned and written specifically as an introduction to racism and anti-racism. It is conspicuously activist and advocates anti-racism within the parameters of sound academic research. The authors do not see a contradiction between strong research and calls to action to create a non-racist society.

  • There’s Something In The Water

    Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities

    By Ingrid R. G. Waldron     April 2018

    “Reckoning with Canada’s denial of its colonial past, present and erasure of marginalized communities, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in the impacts of environmental racism in Canada and beyond.” — Elliot Page

  • Alt-Right

    From 4Chan to the White House

    By Mike Wendling     April 2018

    This book is a vital guide to understanding the racist, misogynist, far-right movement that rose to prominence during Donald Trump’s successful election campaign.