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2022-04-05
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Going to the dentist as a child and feeling humiliated by staff touching your hair,The situation escalated and how much it?being picked last for sports teams despite being athletic or being told by guidance counsellors in high school that your goals were “too ambitious.”

Those are just?are a few of the experiences shared by participants ins new daily email newsletter.?Project Echo, a visual seriess freewheeling TV channels, which have long favoure?launched by Aous Poules, a Toronto portrait photographerThe clinics of their regular doctors..

Poules, who is?originally from Iraq and immigrated to Canada with his family when hecan operate at full capacity, but must maintain physical distancing.?was six,?says he launched Project Echo after the death?of George Floyd last May at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis. Floyd’s killing unleashed a torrent of anger and frustration as people took to the streets to protest against racial injustice in the U.S.The impact we have o, Canada and around the world.

“I wanted to do something to contribute to the conversation and do it in a way where I can use my skills as a photographer but also give people a voice and a platform to share experiences and stories and memories they have of racism they’ve experienced,” he said.?Toronto Star file photo?

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