Jastej Luddu lives on unceded Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen, Qayqayt, and Tsawwassen territories. Last year, he completed his MA in social and political thought at York University. He’s now working as an editor at The Capilano Review.
Almost 100 years ago, Mewa Singh walked into Vancouver’s courthouse and shot William Hopkinson, an immigration inspector tasked with undermining anti-colonial organizing. What does it mean to commemorate Singh as an “anti-racist activist”?