ICYMI: 7 Takeaways from CNA’s: Regardless of Race, Will We Ever Get There?
Image credit: Channel News Asia In 2016, CNA aired a discussion on the state of race relations in Singapore,Regardless of Race: Will We Ever Get There?, which documented the lived experience of local minorities. At the time, it makes for a groundbreaking discussion—telling of
2021 has been riddled with incidents of racism, from the Ngee Ann Poly lecturer to the 55-year-old lady who was assaulted while brisk walking. This Racial Harmony Day, we ask: While conversations about racism are advancing in the public sphere, how are we approaching them with our kids? And who i
Top image: Screencap/Mediacorp – Although our politicians have always condemned racism, they have hesitated to discuss it in substantive or meaningful ways. This silence at the top has not kept pace with how conversation on the ground is evolving. – Focusing only on obvious examples of racism limi
Rice file photo. There are some diseases you just can’t get vaccinated against. For instance, racism. Or at least the unwillingness to have an open discussion about race relations and the existence of ingrained cultural blindspots. Sure, it’s uncomfortable. But one of the major blocks towards re
All images from Rice File Photos unless otherwise stated. No one can seem to agree on what exactly racial harmony is. Or at least, what Singapore wants it to be. Online discourse over the past few months has been a massive feedback loop of disenfranchisement. The recent spike in COVID-19 cases and