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We Are Winter: Integrating Immigrants into Canada

Winter. It knows us better than we know ourselves. It shapes and forges us into who we are and who we know we can become … Winter gives us everything. It expects us to give it all back. We are Canada. We are winter. – excerpts from We Are Winter video by the Canadian Olympic […]

“Non ci sono italiani neri!” The struggle to be black in the Bel Paese

The last few months have seen both Italian and international press roaring with reports of racism in the, apparently not so, Bel Paese[i]. Much of the reported abuse has focused on two of Italy’s most high-profile black Italians: Cecile Kyenge and Mario Balotelli. Both Kyenge and Balotelli are Italian citizens, both are black and both […]