‘Shadism’ Documentary & York University Heart and Stroke Foundation

Tuesday, October 8th:

York Community Report: Casandra London spoke to Amanda Lee, President of the York University Heart and Stroke Foundation to talk about the Fun Fair they held on campus on Tuesday, October 8th in support for and to raise awareness of the Heart and Stroke Foundation on campus. Visit them at: https://yorku.collegiatelink.net/organization/hsfyork

Feature Interview: As the Pickering Nuclear Power Station reaches the end of its design life in 2014, Ontario Power Generation looks to extend its operations past that date. Angela Bischoff of the Clean Air Alliance of Ontario speaks to Christian Deo about the issues and dangers of keeping Pickering online.

Independent Arts Report: Casandra London speaks to Nayani Thiyagarajah about Shadism, her documentary short, an introduction to the issue of shadeism, descrimination that exists between the lighter-skinned and darker-skinned members of the same community. Through the eyes and words of 5 young women and 1 little girl – all females of colour – the film takes us into the thoughts and experiences of each. Watch at: http://shadeism.com/

[Images via https://yorku.collegiatelink.net/organization/hsfyork, wikipedia and http://shadeism.com/]

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