This year’s St-Jean Baptiste parade included a noticeable trend: Asians were overwhelmingly present, and blacks were given high visibility positions like banner carriers. Affirmative action seemed to be de rigeur at the celebration of Quebec’s national day.
The inclusion of visible minorities is to be expected in today’s multicultural mire, but the sheer number and prominence of non-Whites was too glaringly obvious to be incidental. The placement of blacks in particular was clearly intentional.
The following image, presumably representing the “various faces of Quebec” is troubling in that it considers Whites a minority.read more