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What we're saying when we're not saying anything | Hiba Elhaj at TEDx uOttawa

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On the normalization of racism, and the tolerance we have built to 'casual' racism- the kind that people often don't realize they're doing- reflected in some of our daily conversations, our use of compensatory dialogue, and our proneness to dismissing these painfully recurrent instances as normal or not a big deal. Filmed by Zoom Productions, full link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcO5Guf1_yw March 29th, 2015