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The Hashtags That Brought Black Scientists Together
by Virginia Gewin
In this article we hear from Black identifying professionals in STEM about how hashtags connected them to other black scientists and opened opportunities to collaborate and host virtual conferences online. All the profiles highlight that before connecting through social media, black scientists felt isolated in their field and in university departments that are majority white professors and researchers.
Podcast: The Secret Life of Canada
Learn about the first Mosque in Canada, Al Rashid Mosque, built in Edmonton, Alberta in the late 1930’s. A project led by Lebanese Muslim Women and supported by local Albertans of different faiths and cultures. A quick listen and a happy piece of history for you to listen to!
hosted by Connie Walker
series, hosted by Connie Walker, is an investigation into a decades-long
mystery – what happened to Cleo Medonia? Cleo was Cree, taken from her family and
community in the 1970’s by Saskatchewan social workers along with her other
brothers and sisters. Now, her siblings want to know where she is. In this
series, we listen to and learn about the wrongful apprehension and adoption of
Indigenous and Metis children to white families in Canada and the United States.