Video starring Quebec front-line workers compares COVID-19 to racism

A viral video starring Quebec front-line and health service workers calls on the province to examine their views on immigration and race.

Titled Je Me Souviendrai, the video draws a comparison between COVID-19 and racism as the workers describe a foreign threat, one that has taken jobs and left people afraid.

 

Ça faisait déjà quelques jours que je travaillais, avec Jorge Camarotti, sur la vidéo #JeMeSouviendrai afin de lutter...

Posted by Fabrice Vil on  Sunday, May 3, 2020

 

The video's maker, Fabrice Vil, said on Facebook he created it “to fight racism and value ethno-cultural diversity by praising the efforts of workers in essential services.”

The video was inspired by a similar work made in the United Kingdom called You Clap For Me Now.  

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