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26,000 Syrian refugees have now arrived in Canada. | Apr 11 2016 | Maya Bhullar | Now what? How are we addressing their needs? The Activist Toolkit interviews people on the frontlines.
Photo: David Coombs
We need a frank conversation about race, not another racism 'test' | Apr 8 2016 | Cheryl Thompson | Until there is a conversation between BLMTO, the media, public officials, and Black community members the needle on Black lives will remain stuck in perpetual protest not progress.
How to combat Islamophobia in the media | Apr 8 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Combatting Islamophobia in media was the focus of a panel discussion in Vancouver. Urooba Jamal, Itrath Syed and Sunera Thobani shared their firsthand experiences and solutions on how to move forward.
Photo: Helen Harrop/flickr
Domestic violence is a crisis deepened by inequality and racial injustice | Apr 7 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Over 12.7 million people in the U.S. are physically abused, raped or stalked by their partners annually. This crisis deserves a full public hearing, especially during this presidential election year.
Photo: David Coombs
Black Lives Matter. Tweets don't. | Apr 7 2016 | Cheryl Thompson | A controversial tweet by a Black Lives Matter TO founder has incited a media frenzy to delegitimize the BLMT movement based on the "findings" from one radio talk show host.
Photo by David Coombs
Black Lives Matter Toronto breaks camp after meeting with Premier Wynne | Apr 5 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | The meeting happened after BLMTO activists marched on the Ontario legislature Monday.
Photo: flickr/ UN Women
Finding the right moment to intertwine progressive movements | Apr 5 2016 | Amira Elghawaby | Amira Elghawaby reports back with a snapshot of the Broadbent 2016 Progress Summit including Gloria Steinem's keynote speech, the need for intersectionality, and xenophobia in Canada.
Refugees are workers -- let them stay | Apr 2 2016 | Jiselle Hanna | Jiselle Hanna interviews Amanda Zifcik from the Refugee Action Collective.
BLM tent city, music venues in London, campus radio referendum | Mar 31 2016 | GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire features stories about the Black Lives Matter tent city in Toronto, music venues in London, a referendum on campus radio station funding at Western, and more.
Combatting Islamophobia in the media | Mar 31 2016 | rabble staff | is happy to announce our public event on April 5 in Vancouver on combatting Islamophobia in media and society.
Image: Flickr/2010 Legal Observers
We must reform Canada's expensive, ineffective and inhumane immigration detention system | Mar 30 2016 | Vince Wong | Canada's current immigration detention system is not only failing immigration detainees, it is failing Canadians as well.
Two movements. Two chances to heal. | Mar 30 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Women can find healing in both the #WeBelieveSurvivors movement and #BlackLivesMatter.

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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...
Hungarian Roma family in Montréal fighting deportation lagatta said... A spot of good news: The Buzas family have won a reprieve
Jean-Marie Le Pen does it again! Unionist said... Here's more, in English: Jewish leaders call for Le Pen to be stripped of his immunity as an MEP...

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