“Anti-black racism is denoting the same thing, it’s saying that racism is happening to black people in this country and all over the world in specific ways, in specific contexts, with a specific history behind it. So you can’t just say racism to cover all forms of discrimination — it happens to different people differently.”
‘Anywhere we go, we’re finding that the police always seem to have an excuse to stop us and ask us what our business is,”.’
– Desmond Cole
Cole says it’s important to notice anti-black racism is happening in Canada because he says it manifests itself in the world in specific ways. He points to an an example of black men and women who are followed in stores when shopping.