Youth Perspectives | Seeing Ourselves: Representations of “Successful” Students and the Erasure of Black Youth
September 06, 2016
by Donovan Hayden YouthREX Summer Intern and BA student, Hobart College Canadians, particularly Torontonians, flaunt our diversity, inclusion, and our ‘mosaic’ society. Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world, something that makes me proud and provides an advantage in this globalized world. However, we still have work to do to truly connect diversity and opportunity; simply having people of different colors living together within city boundaries does not create an equal and diverse society. On the one hand, we praise our diversity but at the same time we ignore,...