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The New Normal with Maydianne Andrade to release two-part episode on anti-Black racism

On June 12, The New Normal podcast with Maydianne Andrade will debut Enough, the first episode of a special two-part episode on anti-Black racism.

The special episode will feature “open, transparent conversations about anti-Black racism, about policing, about violence and how we move past this to a healthy, more whole society,” says Professor Andrade, who is a Canada Research Chair in Integrative Behavioural Ecology and the University of Toronto Scarborough’s vice-dean of faculty affairs and equity.

Guests will include Dr. Onye Nnorom of the Faculty of Medicine, Assistant Professor Mark Campbell of U of T ScarboroughAssistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Julius Haag, and alumnus Dorian Grey, who volunteered with the Imani academic mentorship program.

The New Normal is created in collaboration with a University of Toronto Communications team led by producer Lisa Lightbourn. You can listen to the podcast on Spotify or listen on SoundCloud. You can also find it on Apple or listen on Google.

Members of the U of T community who need support are encouraged to contact the Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office and the equity, diversity and inclusion offices at U of T Scarborough and U of T Mississauga.

To learn more about anti-Black racism:

City of Toronto anti-Black racism community resources

City of Toronto anti-Black racism action plan

Ontario’s anti-racism plan

Broadbent Institute policy proposals to tackle anti-Black racism



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