"if you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen
the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu.

Spice Radio’s campaign against racism honoured by BC association of broadcasters Featured

 

Raise Your Hands Against Racism, which was launched in January 2015, on the birth anniversary of African American civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King Jr., has received a Community Service Award from the apex body of broadcasters in BC.  

The campaign, which has been recognized by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and BC premier John Horgan, was given this year’s fall award by BC Association of Broadcasters.  

Started by Burnaby-based Spice Radio CEO Shuhsma Datt, Raise Your Hands Against Racism continues to trend across the province.  

The campaign picked up in the post-Trump political environment in North America. In the light of recent attacks on people of Asian heritage following the outbreak of COVID 19 in China, the campaign has become even more relevant.  

It encourages the participants to dip their hands in colour and leave their palm prints alongside a message against bigotry. The annual event coincides with Holi, the Indian festival of colours.   

This year’s event was cancelled because of the pandemic.  

Over the years, many prominent political and apolitical figures have joined the campaign, and several individuals who have stood up against racism and discrimination have been awarded as part of the initiative.  

 

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Super User

Selfies labore, leggings cupidatat sunt taxidermy umami fanny pack typewriter hoodie art party voluptate. Listicle meditation paleo, drinking vinegar sint direct trade.

www.themewinter.com

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.

Latest Tweets

RT @shesooosaddity: if you had a twitter before 2020 rt this
@CloudNaii 40404
@issahairplug drink water replaced good morning
@Ne_ThatGuy we're taking oomf to the Fleets
Follow Twitter on Twitter

Post Gallery

Indigenous activist Cecilia Point and former Vancouver Park Board Commissioner Niki Sharma honoured at annual anti racism event in Surrey

Chuck Puchmayr honoured for bringing a motion against CAA

Historical heroes and robot dinosaurs: New games on our radar in April

Asia's best restaurant has a frustratingly confusing menu of only 17 emojis

TG G6 will have dual 13-megapixel cameras on the back

KJerry's will sell food cream that tastes like your favorite video

Hynopedia helps female travelers find health care in Maldivs

Netcix cuts out the chill with an integrated personal trainer on running

Here's how to make Kevin's famous fish cutlet from 'The Office'