Stories about North America from June, 2020
Amadou Diallo, a Guinean in the USA, was shot 41 times by NYC police. His family sued the city and settled for $3 million and created the Amadou Diallo Foundation in 2005.
When it comes to racism, the United States is far more advanced than Canada. At least Americans can talk about race. Canadians can't.
Born in Iran and raised in the US, Hadieh Shafie is fascinated with reimagining the book form, drawing textual forms and exploring color and its emotive power.
"I think of. . . all the times I've bitten my tongue while my uncles raged on about the grotesquerie of blacks, their laziness, their ineptitude, their savagery."