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London's new mayor isn't a 'moderate' Muslim. He's just an ordinary one. | May 17 2016 | Shenaz Kermalli | Sadiq Khan first entered the political scene in Britain as an elected MP for Tooting in East London in 2005 -- at the height of the so-called war against terror and global Islamophobia.
WATCH: Amai Kuda in 'We Can Do It! (Dirty Money)' (ft. Y, M1 and Kinnie Starr) | May 17 2016 | Amai Kuda | Amai Kuda and Y Josephine team up with Indigenous singer/songwriter Kinnie Starr and hip-hop legend M1 from Dead Prez to create a "call to action" in support of the group Decolonize NOW!
Migrant justice coalition demands human rights-based reform of TFWP | May 17 2016 | Sophia Reuss | #StatusNow actions during Parliament's review of the TFWP will demand reforms that grant temporary foreign workers mobility, voice and equality.
George Elliott Clarke speaks on Canada: A different story | May 16 2016 | Resh Budhu | On May 19, Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke joins educators and activists to speak to the theme of Canada: A Different Story at the fourth annual Tommy Douglas Institute.
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No, racism against Indigenous people is not a figment of the imagination | May 16 2016 | Pam Palmater | Last week, former prime minister Paul Martin told the media that Canadians weren't racist, it's just that Indigenous people are invisible to many of them. That's a bit rich, argues Pam Palmater.
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The name has changed but racial profiling remains under Liberal government | May 13 2016 | Monia Mazigh | Rather than dedicating new money to an office for counter-radicalization, the Liberal government should be developing alternatives for disaffected youth.
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#BlackLivesMatter: Beyond Tent City part 2 | May 12 2016 | A. Splawinski | Janaya Khan, an organizer with the Toronto chapter of #BlackLivesMatter, discusses interacting with the media, the Freedom School, and how boxing can teach people more than just how to throw a punch.
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#BlackLivesMatter: Beyond Tent City part 1 | May 6 2016 | A. Splawinski | An interview with Janaya Khan, an organizer with BLMTO, about how they address criticism, how activism differs in Canada vs. the U.S. and how diverse tactics are necessary to achieve Black liberation.
Voices-Voix is launching actions to rebuild after Harper | May 5 2016 | Join the thunderclap on May 14 to make the government take action!
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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.
Indigenous activists occupy INAC offices in solidarity with Attawapiskat youth | Apr 29 2016 | GroundWire | Community radio news from coast to coast to coast: Attawapiskat and INAC occupation, Winnipeg racist DJ, fentanyl overdoses.

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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...
Mulcair rips up racist SUN cartoon, calls the NDP a "social democratic" party. alan smithee said... And Mulcair scores more points. He's been impressing me lately. I hope he continues the fight. in
MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson ghoris said... The Tories' stupidity knows no bounds. Way to appeal to urban voters, guys. They *might* have been...
Realtor Rick Allenberg alleges racial profiling by client Roger Johnson kropotkin1951 said... The Tribunal will bounce this when it gets a chance. The person did not respond instead of filing a...

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Inquest says police murdered Jermaine Carby
On the same day Toronto Police raided marijuana dispensaries, the jury in the coroner's inquest into the police shooting of Jermaine Carby essentially ruled his death as racism-fuelled homicide.

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