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Racism Civics - Kadeem Pope-Jackson 550 Markham Rd Toronto...

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Kadeem Pope-Jackson 550 Markham Rd Toronto, ON M1H 2A2 Justin Trudeau Parliament of Canada Rue Wellington Ottawa, ON K1A 0A9 07/04/2016 Dear Justin Trudeau, Today I am writing a letter to convince you that racism exists in our present society. Canada is a good country, but there is still racism in Canada. Minorities in Canada exist and they are unfairly discriminated against every day. To start off I would like to talk about how it feels to be a black individual in Canada. As a black male I always feel as if I am being looked down at. People think of us as an illiterate group of people that are always the reason behind every crime. At schools we are looked upon as uneducated humans and on the streets we are known as “thugs”. Also not just the citizens of Canada are discriminating against black people; but it is also government officials that are racist. In 2012 there was a lot of gun violence in Toronto’s ward 13 and in city
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