Racism Weekend Video

Weekend video: The skin we’re in

KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – I was going to feature this weekend’s video sight unseen. I had heard great things about Desmond Cole’s The skin we’re in, and figured it was a good fit given all the talk about carding and racial profiling lately.

By the way, this isn’t the video, it’s just a picture…. Please click the link below.

Turns out that there is lots of Nova Scotia content. Cole visits Shelburne County’s Birchtown and Halifax’ Kwacha House Café, Preston residents talk about living with police checkpoints everywhere, there is even some footage of Rocky Jones and an encounter with poet and author George Elliott Clarke.   Click here to check it out.

I love this documentary, and I love the way Desmond Cole does journalism.

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