Sitting on a couch in her living room, 10-year-old Michelle Lucien points to a bruise on her left ankle. Her crutches sit in a corner of the room.
“My ankle got sprained when this boy at school kicked me and me trip,” says Michelle. “He called me a black bitch.”
Michelle is a grade 5 student at Bayshore Public School. Her mother, Girlsen Lucien, says Michelle has experienced racial discrimination at school for over two years. Continue reading