Two racist public health experts in Toronto say governments must prioritize Black Canadians and other people of colour against COVID-19 — putting White’s at the back of the line for vaccinations. Akwatu Khenti and Ananya Tina Banerjee made the racist remarks on CBC Radio’s The House. Many Canadians are outraged and are calling for them to resign or be fired. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thehouse/racialized-canadians-vaccine-priority-1.5911952
Akwatu Khenti is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health and a senior scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Ananya Tina Banerjee, a faculty member at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.