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Paul Ainsworth prepares a recipe that has remained hidden in the royal archive for a century and historian Polly Russell follows the recipes devised by Marguerite Patten for the day the Queen was crowned.
Canadians must confront our racism problem, says Darren Thorne, a constitutional and human-rights lawyer who previously served as vice-chair of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. “We all love our nation. But we cannot use the flag as a blindfold to avoid recognizing hard truths,” he writes. “Grappling with such truths is not somehow unpatriotic. It is the sign of a mature society — one honest enough to recognize when it falls short of its values and that believes in those values enough to at least try to live up to them.”
In recent weeks, thousands have gathered and marched across Ontario to speak out against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism. TVO.org spoke with people involved in the movement about what they're fighting for and where Ontario should go from here. Read more about Windsor.
Tonight on TVO
8 p.m. — The Agenda: Racism in Ontario schools
A new report has revealed that the Peel District School Board is not adequately addressing systemic racism. How can educators combat this persistent problem? The Agenda welcomes Carl James, the Jean Augustine chair in education, community, and diaspora at York University; Phiona Lloyd-Henry, an educator and parent; and Nerissa Hutchinson, a parent with a child in the Toronto District School Board system.
9 p.m. — The Dictator’s Playbook: Benito Mussolini
This documentary explores former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini’s mastery of propaganda. Il Duce delivered bombastic speeches in which he promised to return Italy to the grandeur of ancient Rome. Instead, he created a one-party dictatorship and kept power for two decades.