From Rachel Décoste of Huffington Post:
CBC Personalities Minimized Canada’s Role in ‘The Book of Negroes’
The awkwardness resurfaced the week of the broadcast premiere, as CBC went all out to promote its TV series. On Q, post-Ghomeshi guest host Gill Deacon didn’t bring up Canada’s checkered racial past as described in The Book of Negroes. Fortunately, the lead actress, African-American Aunjanue Ellis, brought it up indirectly. Continue reading.