Behind Racism: Challenging the Way We Think

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1215 Lower Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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October 29, 2022 - January 8

On now at Discovery Centre.

Behind Racism: Challenging the Way We Think explores racism in Canada and breaks down the mental processes that contribute to discrimination. This informative and interactive exhibit aims to raise awareness about implicit biases and how they lead to racism if left unchecked.

Highlights:  

  • Looks at individual accounts of lived experiences of racism, and the impact of racism in Canada
  • Explores the science behind biases, blindspots and other ways brains can help –or hinder – the way people see the world
  • Helps visitors recognize biases, challenge prejudices, combat racism, and appreciate differences

Behind Racism: Challenging the Way We Think is open Wednesday to Sunday, 9am-4pm. 

 

Behind Racism: Challenging the Way We Think exhibition and tour are presented by the Canadian Race Relations Foundation with the generous support of the Government of Canada and in partnership with the Mosaic Institute, the Ontario Science Centre and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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Date October 29, 2022 - January 8
Time 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tags cultural exhibits
Event Category Arts & Culture
Venue Discovery Centre
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