Anti-Racism

on rabble.ca

Watch: Suitably dressed? How women's choices become symbols of belonging or exclusion | Aug 21 2015 | Amira Elghawaby | Prime Minister Stephen Harper famously said women who wear the face veil while taking their citizenship oath should know that it "isn't the way we do things here" in Canada. Amira Elghawaby explores.
Credit: NASA/GSFC/Pat Izzo/flickr
A rallying cry for Black liberation: The legacy of Julian Bond | Aug 20 2015 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond died this week at the age of 75. Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan reflect on his contributions to racial justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.
South African anti-apartheid leader and archbishop Desmond Tutu urged the United
United Church stands up for justice, reaffirms its call to end Israeli occupation | Aug 18 2015 | Sid Shniad | The United Church of Canada has reaffirmed its commitment to a just peace in Israel-Palestine, and its use of the tactic of economic pressure as peaceful resistance.
Photo by George Talusan
Black Lives Matter in Canada too: Inside the movement | Aug 13 2015 | A. Splawinski | Why are Black Lives Matter movements occuring in Toronto and who is leading this movement in Canada? Find this out and more about the future of the movement here.
A new grassroots resource for settlers to learn about Canada's colonial present and past | Aug 12 2015 | Scott Neigh | Monique Woroniak and Liz Carlson talk about a new website that supports settlers who are educating ourselves about Canada's deeply colonial reality.
GroundWire | August 3, 2015: Prisoners' Justice Day episode | Aug 4 2015 | GroundWire | On this week's GroundWire: Programmers talk about the importance of Prisoners' Justice Day and why it's important for community radio stations to produce Prisoners' Justice Day Content.
Photo: 5chw4r7z/flickr
Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati is a start for accountability and justice | Jul 30 2015 | Amy Goodman | A stunning indictment has been handed down in Cincinnati, focusing attention again on police killings of people of colour. The thousand people gathered there said clearly, "Black Lives Matter."
Not Rex: Black Lives Matter protest with civil disobedience in support of civil rights | Jul 30 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | Black Lives Matter protesters shut down a highway in Toronto to protest police killings of Black men in Toronto.
Screen Shot: Detainee petition
Detained migrants call for inquest into Abdi Hassan's death | Jul 29 2015 | Megan Devlin | Detained, isolated, restrained… killed? The Somali refugee died in custody on June 11 and the CBSA's lips are sealed.
Photo essay: Black Lives Matter-Toronto | Jul 28 2015 | Jesse McLaren | Photos and chants from yesterday's rally, march and occupation by Black Lives Matter - Toronto.
Why support community-supported agriculture? When is the best time to be radical? Find out on rabble.ca blogs | Jul 28 2015 | Lenée Son | Check out some of the top picks on rabble.ca blogs with posts on Black Lives Matter Toronto, stereotypes about terrorism, Canada's electronic spy agency, community-supported agriculture, and more.
Photo: flickr/ Rebel Sage
Black Lives Matter demonstrators protest anti-Black racism and police violence | Jul 28 2015 | rabble staff | On Monday July 27, hundreds of demonstrators in Toronto protested anti-Black racism, police violence and the deaths of Jermaine Carby, Andrew Loku and Sandra Bland.

on babble

Partisan song from Vilna ghetto sung by Annie Lederhendler Unionist said... Thanks so much for this, lagatta. In my youth, as the child of survivors, there was no such thing...
Black Lives Matter mobilization in Toronto Unionist said... Epaulo posted about this, but I think it's been under-reported and deserves its own thread. Toronto...
Conservative Condemns CUPW Support of BDS Movement terrytowel said... Today is Opporstion Motion Day The Conseravtives have chose to seek all party support to condemns...
Remembering Viola Desmond: A clicktivist moment! swallow said... Awesome, clicked.  Also, replying so the topic will show up on active topics. :) in
Desmond Cole accuses Justin Trudeau of Subtle Racism terrytowel said... This is what Desmond is tweeting this morning I wrote recently about subtle racism. We saw an...
Bloc Throws Hail Mary In New Attack Ad Against Mulcair & NDP terrytowel said... A vote for Thomas Mulcair and the NDP means a vote for pipelines and niqabs — and possibly even a...
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://...

in cahoots

Socialist Worker
After Paris: No to racism and imperialist wars that breed horror
We must not allow this atrocity to fuel racism and Islamophobia.

on twitter