Watch: Ferguson erupts after grand jury clears officer in Michael Brown killing | Nov 25 2014 | Democracy Now! | A grand jury in St. Louis, Missouri has chosen not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager.
Watch: Legal expert decries handling of Wilson grand jury | Nov 25 2014 | Democracy Now! | "I don't think we can take away anything from this decision not to indict other than that it is now officially open season on black folks when it comes to police violence."
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On Ferguson: The system isn't broken, it was built this way | Nov 25 2014 | Anne Theriault | White people have been taught for their entire lives to believe in the system. But every time something like Ferguson happens, white folks see glimpses of how completely fucked the system is.
Sundown Nation: America laid bare in Ferguson | Nov 25 2014 | John Baglow | What just went down in Ferguson is far worse in its way than Jim Crow. Back then, the lines were clearly drawn for all to see. Now everything is blurry.
Diet Racism? | Nov 21 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The College Humour campaign
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Ella Cooper talks about her new film 'Black Men Loving' | Nov 18 2014 | Face2Face | Listen in as Ella talks about her new film Black Men Loving and how she uses the arts to build community.
Conservatives looking to add contempt of court to record | Nov 13 2014 | Kaity Cooper | In March 2011, Harper's Conservatives became the first government to be found in contempt of Parliament. Now they seem to be angling for a second contempt order, this time from the courts.
From Ottawa back to ISIS: A Muslimah's perspective | Nov 11 2014 | Hawa Y. Mire | What does Canada stand to gain from terrorism?
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Maya Jupiter on women, culture, and what it means to be hip-hop | Nov 7 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The Chicana MC discusses the hypersexualization of women in hip-hop and what hip-hop means for transnational communities.
Critical Jews must challenge the Hasbara machine on campus | Nov 6 2014 | Sheryl Nestel | Social justice-oriented Jews need to challenge the Israeli propaganda dominance over Jewish students on campus.
Indigenous elder gets kicked out of Edmonton mall and banned for six months; claims racial profiling | Nov 6 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Indigenous elder Gary Moostoos was kicked out of an Edmonton mall and banned after he claims he was targeted by shopping mall security guards.
Bringing together Black students, scholars, and communities in Montreal | Nov 5 2014 | Scott Neigh | Rosalind Hampton talks about Community-University Talks, a group at McGill University supporting dialogue and collaboration among Black students, scholars, and communities in Montreal.

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Allyship 6079_Smith_W said... I count my allies based on issues of common concern, not issues on which we disagree. In fact, a...
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Solidarity with the Sikh community against racism
In the last few months an anti-immigrant group has been distributing racist flyers scapegoating the Sikh community in Toronto.

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