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Canadians deserve more than a white-bread response to racism

By Erica Ifill, Amy Kishek      

Hollow catchphrases and platitudes are not enough. Anti-racism efforts are a substantive issue that merit the same rigorous and nuanced debate and diligence as any other crisis facing our country.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, could take a lesson in how to respond to racism from U.S. congresswoman Ilhan Omar and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, write Erica Ifill and Amy Kishek. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, and Flickr photograph by Paris Malone

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