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May 12, 2016
Photo: flickr/rabble.ca

#BlackLivesMatter: Beyond Tent City part 2

A. Splawinski
Janaya Khan, an organizer with the Toronto chapter of #BlackLivesMatter, discusses interacting with the media, the Freedom School, and how boxing can teach people more than just how to throw a punch.
News
May 6, 2016
Photo: flickr/Lenee Son

#BlackLivesMatter: Beyond Tent City part 1

A. Splawinski
An interview with Janaya Khan, an organizer with BLMTO, about how they address criticism, how activism differs in Canada vs. the U.S. and how diverse tactics are necessary to achieve Black liberation.
Blog
May 3, 2016
Once Africville, now Seaview dog park. Photo: Spacing Magazine/flickr

Nova Scotia has a race problem

Stephen Kimber
We like to believe the bad old days are now historic artifacts to be mea culpa-ed during African Nova Scotia Month each year. The reality is we have never fully escaped our history.
Blog
Apr 19, 2016
Image: Facebook/The Campaign for JUSTICE for Omar Khadr

How long will Omar Khadr have to wait for justice?

Gerry Caplan
The Conservative caucus owes Mr. Khadr his youth. Tom Mulcair owes him, finally, some serious attention. The Liberal government has huge debts to him as well. It's time to pay up.
Podcast
Apr 11, 2016

Combating Islamophobia in Media

Needs No Introduction
A presentation by rabble at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in Vancouver about how Islamophobia has permeated the news cycle and how we can move forward.
News
Apr 8, 2016

How to combat Islamophobia in the media

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.
Blog
Apr 7, 2016
Photo: David Coombs

Black Lives Matter. Tweets don't.

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.

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