Anti-Racism

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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.
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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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Paris: From the bad comes the good | Nov 23 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | The attackers could never make them fear enough or hate enough that they would retaliate in kind – targeting civilians.
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Canada votes no on UN resolution condemning racism and neo-Nazism. Again. | Nov 23 2015 | Roger Annis | For the second year in a row at the United Nations, Canada and the U.S. have voted no and Europe has abstained on a resolution opposing racism and glorification of Nazism. Oh, Ukraine also voted no.
GroundWire | November 23, 2015: Criminalization of LGBTQ prisoners, opposing the North West LNG project | Nov 23 2015 | GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire was produced on Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe traditional territory in Kingston by CRFC and hosted by Nathan Bateman.
Naheed Nenshi urges Calgary to speak out against refugee scaremongering | Nov 21 2015 | Penney Kome | Mayor Nenshi urges intercultural conference to speak out against scaremongering over Syrian refugees.
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The problem isn't Islam, it's ISIS | Nov 20 2015 | Rick Salutin | The point isn't to decide who started it. It's: can you interrupt the cycle, which has nothing essential to do with Islam or religion. It's basically tit for tat.
Photo: IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
Across Canada, preparations are underway to welcome Syrian refugees | Nov 20 2015 | Alyse Kotyk | Canadian residents prepare for incoming Syrian refugees, gathering housing and resources.
LSPIRG's "I Am Not A Costume" Campaign Pictures
LSPIRG's 'I Am Not A Costume' campaign against cultural appropriation | Nov 20 2015 | Dan Kellar | Mohammad Akbar discusses LSPIRG's "I Am Not A Costume" campaign and the negative reactions to it, from vandalized posters to online harassment. We also discuss safe space and free expression.
How not to treat Muslims after the Paris attacks | Nov 17 2015 | Shenaz Kermalli | Are there people out there who really believe the random Muslim woman in hijab standing in front of them at the checkout line at their local grocery store could be hiding a bomb? Apparently so.
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall
Sorry, Brad Wall. Refugees are welcome in Saskatchewan. | Nov 17 2015 | Paul Orlowski | Saskatchewan's premier seems to be a lone wolf crying out in some fear-filled place. Most premiers are expressing the exact opposite.
Image: Twitter/Jean Julien
After the Paris attacks, will hate win again? | Nov 14 2015 | Lizanne Foster | In the recent federal election, the Harper Conservatives used a niqab to fan the flames of hatred, but Canadians overwhelming rejected that attempt to divide citizens from each other.

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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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