“Not racist” or “anti-racist” what’s your choice? One of my readers just sent me an email and she asked a simple question: Cecily what is the difference between “not racist and anti-racist?” This is the last paragraph of my memoir: “ I do think change in our racial attitudes will occur, and is happening now,..
Please, “See My Colour” Many of my white friends have bought my memoir, and because it is on race, they think they are reassuring me and our relationship by saying they have never seen my colour or thought of me as any different from them. But to be a better friend I want you to..
If you still think Canadians are not racist, this book will open your eyes to a different reality. This memoir spans the author’s lifetime: childhood in Trinidad where classism is a theme throughout; immigration to Canada at the age of nineteen, which opened her eyes to the many challenges she would have to face to..