Loretta Ross on claiming our bodies through the human rights framework | Mar 13 2014 | Migrant Matters Radio | Loretta Ross has a 25-year history in ending violence against women and promoting reproductive justice in the U.S. and internationally. Here, she connects women's health and human rights claims.
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Give the workers rights! (Just not to migrant workers though) | Mar 13 2014 | Adriana Paz, Chris Ramsaroop | Jim Sinclair, President of the BC Federation of Labour is garnering support for increasing the minimum wage to $13. This is a good move, except he is excluding temporary foreign workers.
'Tales from the Kraka Tower': A new comedy web-series about academia | Mar 12 2014 | Aphrodite Kocięda | Check out Aphrodite Kocięda's new web-series which satirizes 'diversity' in higher education!
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Former Black Panther Eddie Conway released after 44 years in prison | Mar 6 2014 | Amy Goodman | Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free from prison this week, just one month shy of 44 years behind bars. He was convicted of the April 1970 killing of a Baltimore police officer.
Ensuring Feminist, Anti-Oppression Service Delivery | Mar 6 2014 | A guide to ensuring delivery of community services takes place in a feminist, anti-oppression space
Democracy North: IWD, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, CBSA death inquest, climate chaos | Mar 6 2014 | Democracy North | An independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week’s top grassroots news and interviews.
A victory for migrant justice: Hamilton as 'sanctuary city' | Mar 5 2014 | Scott Neigh | Caitlin Craven and Josee Oliphant talk about organizing to make Hamilton, Ontario, into Canada's second 'sanctuary city.'
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Cultural stereotyping? You've got to be kidding. | Mar 5 2014 | Nashwa Khan | A passionate testimony about the labels and biases applied to racialized populations, especially within the sphere of post secondary education and career paths.
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Why are visible minorities invisible in Canadian media? | Mar 3 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | One in five Canadians is a member of a visible minority. So, why is this diversity so grossly underrepresented in Canadian broadcast and print media?
Black Strathcona: One Community, Six Decades, Ten Stories | Mar 3 2014 | Tanya Hill | A new project in east Vancouver aims to collect and remember one neighbourhood's black history. The launch of the project happened on February 22, 2014.
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Remembering the inspired vision of Chokwe Lumumba | Feb 27 2014 | Amy Goodman | The world lost a visionary activist this week, with the death of Chokwe Lumumba, the newly elected mayor of Jackson, Miss. Lumumba died unexpectedly at the age of 66 of an apparent heart attack.
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You have no idea what Martin Luther King did. True or False? | Feb 26 2014 | Hamden Rice | What most people who reference Dr. King seem not to know is how Dr. King actually changed the subjective experience of life in the United States for African Americans.

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March 21, 2014 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
The theme for 2014 is "The Role of Leaders in Combatting Racism and Racial Discrimination."

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