Anti-Racism

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Putting Black faces on our money won't paper over systemic racism | May 4 2016 | Rinaldo Walcott | Representation in its basest sense has come to stand in place for actual change when no change is happening at all.
Once Africville, now Seaview dog park. Photo: Spacing Magazine/flickr
Nova Scotia has a race problem | May 3 2016 | Stephen Kimber | We like to believe the bad old days are now historic artifacts to be mea culpa-ed during African Nova Scotia Month each year. The reality is we have never fully escaped our history.
Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women brings hope and challenges | Apr 28 2016 | Pro Bono, Safia J. Lakhani | On December 8, 2015, the federal government announced that it was launching a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. What can we expect from the process?
Indigenous activists occupy INAC offices in solidarity with Attawapiskat youth | Apr 28 2016 | GroundWire | Community radio news from coast to coast to coast: Attawapiskat and INAC occupation, Winnipeg racist DJ, fentanyl overdoses.
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Demands for change to Canada's immigration detention system mount in wake of deaths | Apr 26 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Nearly 80 detainees staged a hunger strike at the Lindsay, Ontario facility to protest immigration detention and inhumane treatment as indefinite detention remains in Canada.
#OccupyINAC Vancouver continues to protest in solidarity with Attawapiskat | Apr 22 2016 | Lenée Son | Vancouver #OccupyINAC has vowed to stay at the INAC office until the federal government meets the demands of the Attawapiskat Youth Council. On April 19 a rally in support of #OccupyINAC was held.
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Harriet Tubman's fight for justice should be the currency of democracy | Apr 21 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Wednesday that the revised $20 bill will feature the portrait of the legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman. What better tribute to her lifetime of struggle?
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Apology doesn't address root cause of Chronicle Herald's mishandled refugee story | Apr 20 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Chronicle Herald publisher Sarah Dennis was contrite. Under the headline, "We Have Listened And Will Learn From This," she wrote about her newspaper's mishandling of a now infamously viral story.
A community challenging racial profiling in stores | Apr 20 2016 | Scott Neigh | Pastor Lennett Anderson and Ann Divine talk about one community's challenge to both a specific case and the broader issue of consumer racial profiling.
Black Lives Matter Vancouver chapter organizes in solidarity with Toronto | Apr 19 2016 | Lenée Son | On April 17 Black Lives Matter Vancouver gathered for its first event to bring awareness to and protest anti-Black racism in the city. Check out this stunning photo essay of the event!
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How long will Omar Khadr have to wait for justice? | Apr 19 2016 | Gerry Caplan | The Conservative caucus owes Mr. Khadr his youth. Tom Mulcair owes him, finally, some serious attention. The Liberal government has huge debts to him as well. It's time to pay up.
The most abused term in Canada today: 'Anti-Semitism' | Apr 18 2016 | Yves Engler | Without an intervention of some sort, the Jewish community risks having future dictionaries defining "anti-Semitism" as "a movement for justice and equality."

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Black Lives Matter mobilization in Toronto Unionist said... Epaulo posted about this, but I think it's been under-reported and deserves its own thread. Toronto...
Conservative Condemns CUPW Support of BDS Movement terrytowel said... Today is Opporstion Motion Day The Conseravtives have chose to seek all party support to condemns...
Remembering Viola Desmond: A clicktivist moment! swallow said... Awesome, clicked.  Also, replying so the topic will show up on active topics. :) in
Desmond Cole accuses Justin Trudeau of Subtle Racism terrytowel said... This is what Desmond is tweeting this morning I wrote recently about subtle racism. We saw an...
Bloc Throws Hail Mary In New Attack Ad Against Mulcair & NDP terrytowel said... A vote for Thomas Mulcair and the NDP means a vote for pipelines and niqabs — and possibly even a...
Hassidic man assaulted in Outremont - hate attack? voice of the damned said... lagatta wrote:I don't want to jump to conclusions, but beating up a guy leaving a bank and NOT...
Sandra Bland's death in police custody takeitslowly said... Facebook comment   She was rude, he was aggressive to prove a point, his point was I'm in...
Finally: Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for 'racist' Roma tweets NorthReport said...   Former Liberal cabinet minister blasts Young Liberal VP for ‘racist’ Roma tweets https://...
Racist hate crime: Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. alan smithee said... Right wing propagandist media and readily available firearms claims more innocent lives. The U.S....

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