Hawa Y. Mire is a critical writer, strategic senior leader, and community organizer based on the Indigenous lands of Tkaronto/Toronto. You can follow her on Twitter @HYMire.
Amid COVID-19 and a global uprising against police brutality, the already intense demands and pressures that Black women face at work have become crushing. Hawa Mire convened a roundtable on Black women’s labour during these times
The feedback loop between harmful media representation and legislation has imposed a massive burden on Somalis who arrived in Canada to escape war. For 30 years, it has impacted employment prospects, access to education and housing, and the freedom to swiftly rebuild lives.