Anti-Racism

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Trump likely to turn peaceful Black protests into race war | Nov 24 2016 | Linda McQuaig | The soft, itchy underbelly of American racism has been given a good scratching by Donald Trump. Whatever damage he is likely to do around the globe, at home he is going to inflame existing tensions.
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Carding: An open letter to the City of Toronto and Province of Ontario from Black intellectuals, writers and organizers | Nov 23 2016 | various | On Nov. 17, 2016, the Toronto Police Services Board voted to continue the practice of carding in a revised form. Organizers and community members speak out against this practice in an open letter.
Responding to everyday bigotry | Nov 23 2016 | For some of us, this is a guide to having integrity this holiday season.
Children in BLM TO-Freedom School
Teaching kids to resist the racist reality we are in and build the future | Nov 18 2016 | Maya Bhullar | LeRoi Newbold talks to Activist Toolkit about the first Toronto Freedom School.
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Queen's students forced to apologize for casting Othello as a white woman still don't get it | Nov 15 2016 | Evelyna Ekoko-Kay | Even after cancelling the production, to defend its choice the directors referenced theatre's history of blackface and a 2011 Berlin production that starred a white, female Othello in a gorilla suit.
Stand against alt-media in North America | Nov 15 2016 | Racism is alive and well in our country
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York school board owes parents a real explanation for principal's Islamophobic Facebook posts | Nov 14 2016 | Shenaz Kermalli | If a principal who posts seemingly xenophobic videos and comments on her Facebook page isn't guilty of professional misconduct, who is?
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Trumpism isn't new -- it's already in Canada | Nov 10 2016 | Ian Borsuk | We need to do take a serious look at how conservative politics are having a moment in Canada and what that means moving forward.
Calendar pays tribute to political prisoners and histories of struggle for justice | Nov 9 2016 | Scott Neigh | Helen Hudson and Sara Falconer talk about the Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar project, with supplemental audio from Herman Bell.
Image: Flickr/Kat Northern Lights Man
In case you missed it, Canada passed an anti-Islamophobia motion last week | Nov 2 2016 | Thomas Woodley | This may be a case of "anti-Islamophobia motion meets Islamophobic media."
LGBTQ+ organizing against racism and pinkwashing in Nova Scotia | Nov 2 2016 | Scott Neigh | Ardath Whynacht and Dee Morse talk about the work of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project.
Mapping segregation: New York 2015
Poverty and segregation endemic in U.S. cities | Oct 31 2016 | Redeye Collective | Black poverty rates are double those of whites. One in three Black men has a felony record. U.S. cities are deeply segregated. Police killings have their roots in the system, says Paul Street.

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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....
Ottawa Raids see eleven deported and no trafficking victims found... susan davis said... in vancouver after anti immigrant raids focused on asian sex work venues only....no one was...
Offensive against planned Pegida islamophobic demo in Petit Maghreb, Montréal lagatta said... I don't like to respond to my own post, but here is a statement by Québec solidaire on this: http...
Kathleen Wynne looking for a new human rights watchdog. Should Olivia Chow apply? terrytowel said... btw I just send Kathleen Wynne a tweet urging her to consider Olivia, and posted the same on Olivia...
On a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Pondering said... Thank-you for sharing that information. You will find no argument here. in
Blackface at Brock U mersh said... Only learned of this yesterday:   Open Letter re: Blackface at Brock University On the night...

Events

Richmond
Sun, Dec 11, 2016
Rally Against Racism

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Toronto and York Region Labour Council
Statement on the police killing of Abdirahman Abdi
We write statements, call for reform, yet police violence against unarmed Black men and women continues. We need action and we need it now.

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