National Newswatch

Trudeau, George Floyd, and the emergence of Black Canadian identity

Feb 16 2021 — Allen Alexandre — Few events in history have contributed more to shaping Black Canadian collective consciousness than Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s blackface incident and the killing of George Floyd. In 1971, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau permanently altered the face of Canada by adopting multiculturalism as an official policy, making possible our nation’s 25th celebration of Black History Month […]