Organizing against Islamophobia in Toronto's East End | Dec 2 2015 | Redeye Collective | Thorncliffe and Flemingdon are two working class communities in Toronto. Last month, a Muslim woman in Flemingdon Park was attacked by a group of men while she was taking her children to school.
Here's how you can help eliminate the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in custody | Dec 1 2015 | Alyse Kotyk | Here's a New Year's resolution for you. Help end the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in custody. Here's how to support the TRC's recommendation #38.
#BuddyUpTO provides safety buddies for Muslims and/or any woman fearing harassment while travelling | Nov 30 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Buddy Up Toronto is an expanding network of average men and women offering to travel in tandem with people who feel unsafe.
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The Voice of Libyan Women: Alaa Murabit reclaiming identity, country and faith | Nov 29 2015 | Christopher Majka | Alaa Murabit is a Canadian-born doctor and founder of The Voice of Libyan Women. Amidst strife and civil war she has achieved remarkable success in the empowerment and political engagement of women.
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Trade deals and the neoliberal underpinnings of xenophobia | Nov 27 2015 | Rick Salutin | There's a new element in the toxic formula of global xenophobia: anxiety among economically precarious people over globalization and trade deals.
Photo: AHummons Photography/flickr
The murder of Laquan McDonald: Outrage over yet another police killing | Nov 27 2015 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | This week, on the day dashboard video was released to the public by court order, Officer Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder -- 400 days after he killed Black teenager Laquan McDonald.
Unfinished election business: Challenging racism and bigotry | Nov 26 2015 | John Cartwright | The election is over, but we as Canadians will have to work together to challenge the lingering bigotry.
Dismantling barriers faced by migrants to Canada | Nov 25 2015 | Scott Neigh | Sarah St. John and Omar Chu talk about Sanctuary Health's work to challenge barriers to services and resources faced by migrants in Vancouver.
photo: Billy-Jay Belcourt
A message to the media: I am more than just violence | Nov 25 2015 | Billy-Ray Belcourt | The first-ever Indigenous Rhodes Scholar responds to the misreporting in media accounts of their achievement and offers some tips to the media.
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Calling out a case of racial injustice at Shoppers Drug Mart | Nov 24 2015 | Stephen Kimber | There are still many unanswered questions about what Shandell McNamara calls "the most humiliating experience of my life."
The viaducts that forced out Vancouver's Black community are coming down. What now? | Nov 24 2015 | Megan Devlin | Activists from Vancouver's Black community urge city council to acknowledge their past wrongdoings when the city's historic Black community was forced out by the viaducts' construction.
Photo: Flickr/Lue De Leeuw
Ten ways to build community between Muslims and non-Muslims | Nov 23 2015 | rabble staff | Here are some things you can do to build community between Muslims and non-Muslims across Canada.

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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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