This article by Rachel Décoste comments on Canada's "don't ask, don't tell" mentality when racism is concerned. As Canadians, we often pride ourselves in being a tolerant, open-minded, free society, yet our media honours a code of silence when it comes to racism. The article gives an example of a Toronto man named Orville Lloyd Douglas who wrote an article called Why I hate being a black man. His article discusses the negative projections associated with his race and gender. The article was published in a U.K. newspaper, but looked over here in Canada. Before Mr.