Media Spotlight – Philip S. S. Howard, DISE, Interviewed in CTV News Article

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Published: 6Feb2021

Philip S. S. Howard, from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, was recently interviewed in a CTV News article about Canadian Black history and the importance of adding it into the school curriculum, but warns that it should not be a way to avoid confronting what needs to be changed. 

“That takes actually identifying and really owning up to the anti-Blackness that is within the founding logics of these entities.”

Howard emphasized the importance of concrete steps that need to be taken by institutions, rather than focusing on Black History Month celebrations.

Read the full CTV News article here.

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