This is still the case today as is evident in high dropout rates among African Canadian students and in the low numbers of students from this group who pursue a post-secondary education. Crisis Conflict and Accountability: The impact and implications of police racial profiling. But the Euro-imperial Union on a global scale has been made impossible by the colonial spread.
The reparations must encompass the chain of events leading from slavery, and that includes the story of Africville. Education's historical linkages to slavery Starting in the 18th century and continuing into the 21st century, the public education system has retained some vestiges of slave society including racism, racial profiling and the colonial enterprise of mis-education of African Canadian students which has a disproportionate negative impact on the success rate of African Canadians relative to other demographic groups in the education system.
We may want to look somewhere else than in the usual direction.
This declaration raises the issue of reparations for the injustices suffered by Africans in the Diaspora. The importation of Africans and West Indians, first by France and then by Great Britain up to , and the abolition that year of the intercontinental slave trade, significantly affected the number of slaves imported to Canada as well as to North America as a whole.
Distorted Mirror: Canada's Racist Face. Black Learners Advisory Committee