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African Nova Scotian

The best advice I can give anyone is to be a listener, but in a non-judgmental way, and just let them tell their truth and their story without pushing them to do something that they…

We don’t have many of these. Like, people of colour don’t get to talk about our feelings towards our universities policies- whether it’s the sports or the school, or the teachers online- it’s good to…

I would say, like, three major [suggestions], for anyone providing help in these situations are: (1) Check your privilege. Know what that looks like, know who you are, know your position. (2) If you’re not…

Sometimes, like you said, we are viewed as violent. and we have been for a long time. So, in my perception, I might have felt like I was acting normal. But in her perception, because…

There are so many biases that come with different ethnicities, so it is important to listen with an open mind and to remove any biases before someone discloses. As we know, if you don’t feel…

Participant 1: At what age do we think we should start to have these conversations with younger black men? I know it’s kind of a big question, but I think it’s a question, or at…

Participant 1: For instance, “filing a report directly to the police” [as suggested to survivors in a 2019 SV/SA policy] – it’s little things like that, like, if we are speaking from the perspective of…

I feel like it’s also important to come into situations like this and other situations too, from a point of harm reduction, versus a purely justice standpoint. I say this to say that in certain…

Participant 1: I also think they should have more people of colour available to help someone. A woman or guy of colour might not feel comfortable going to someone that wouldn’t understand them […]. So,…

I think with sexual assault policies and with sexual assault itself, there are always a lot of grey areas – a lot of iffy things that don’t make sense. And specifically, as a Black male,…

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