New report finding racism at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights was shocking — but predictable | The Conversation

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Published: 12Aug2020

August 10, 2020 | The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has joined the ranks of other Canadian cultural institutions that are facing accusations of discrimination and harassment. Pervasive and systemic bias has been reported in many instances; from inadequate representation of Indigenous perspectives, to the censorship of LGBTQ2+ content, to many other incidents of racism, homophobia, and sexism experienced by staff members.

In this op-ed, Max Bell School Professor Pearl Eliadis writes about how these recent reports of discrimination should obligate the museum to start aligning their management practices with the human rights principles they claim to represent.

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