Diversity is Strength
Diversity is Strength: Racial Justice Roundtable
The CFL and the CFL Players Association present a roundtable discussion hosted by Donnovan Bennett featuring alumni, coaching personnel and current players as they discuss their personal experiences with prejudice and discrimination.
O'Leary: Talking DIS Racial Justice Roundtable with Donnovan Bennett
After hosting the Diversity Is Strength Racial Justice Roundtable, Donnovan Bennett talks with CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary about the panel and conversations it created.
Argos, MLSE add Senior Vice President, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
The Toronto Argonauts and MLSE announced today that Teri Dennis-Davies will join the organization next month as Senior Vice President, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
In Their Words
Shivers: Racial tensions are at an all-time high
Chattel, noose, hang, murder, hate, bombing, confederate, plantation, slave, blood, whiplash, bondage, race, anguish, frustration, Jim crow, flogged, bigot, and privilege. How do these words make you feel? I attended Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School in South Phoenix, Arizona. During this time in the 1990’s I was taught at an incredibly young age, to protest for what is right and fair in America. Rosa Parks (one of my heroes) made a decision to sit at the front of a bus ...
Brandon Alexander: ‘That could have been me'
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ defensive back Brandon Alexander writes of his experiences with racism.
Jamar Wall: 'Let’s take this opportunity to unite and be the change'
Calgary Stampeders defensive back Jamar Wall writes of his experience being racially profiled and how to action change.
O'Leary: Former Ticat Terrence Campbell finding his way with San Jose P.D.
Former Hamilton Tiger-Cat Terrence Campbell tells CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary why he joined the San Jose Police Department and how he’s trying to make a difference as protests take place across the United States and into Canada.
CFL players come together to speak out against racism
Led by James Wilder Jr., a number of CFL players spoke out against racism on Tuesday.
Pods that tackle the topic
The Waggle, Ep.213: Henoc Muamba on growing tensions and how to action change
Alouettes LB Henoc Muamba joins Donnovan and Davis as they discuss the ongoing tensions and protests and how sports is reacting. They also discuss the Henoc’s newest venture, ‘Muamba Moments’.