Podcast
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David Peck | Mia Donovan discusses her film "Dope is Death" about an acupuncture detox clinic set up in the 1970s which addressed drug addiction within a framework of race and class struggle.
News
Left to right: Allen Magama, local activist, parent and musician; Fiqir Worku, University Waterloo student, vice president University of Waterloo Black Association for Student Expression; Robyn Maynard, author Policing Black Lives; Tana Turner, consultant and principal, Turner Consulting Group -- One Vision One Voice OACAS Report; Christien Levien, criminal defense lawyer and Legalswipe App Developer. Photo: Sylma Fletcher
Phillip Dwight Morgan | Kitchener event explores how systemic oppression reaches Black Canadians beyond large urban centres
Columnists
Valerie Jarrett, Erica Garner, Barack Obama. Photo: Disney | ABC Television Group/flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Erica Garner has died at the age of 27. The loss of this remarkable young African-American woman is incalculable. She was a tireless activist and a mother of two.
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Tania Ehret | A standout in this year's Mayworks Festival is the workshop Writing while Black which focuses on zine-making as a social justice and political tool used by folks of colour.
Podcast
Scott Neigh | Kyturea Jones, Payton Ashe and Donntayia Jones talk about Halifax's North End Community Action Committee.
Podcast
Scott Neigh | Mark Brown talks about the work of the Canadian chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists.
Blog
Children in BLM TO-Freedom School
Maya Bhullar | LeRoi Newbold talks to Activist Toolkit about the first Toronto Freedom School.
News
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A. Splawinski | Why are Black Lives Matter movements occurring in Toronto and who is leading this movement in Canada? Find this out and more about the future of the movement here.
Podcast
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service | Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni talks with Margaret Prescod of community radio KPFK-FM in Los Angeles, about America's Black history, Black present and Black future.
Columnists
Naomi Klein | The reality of an economic order built on white supremacy is the whispered subtext of our entire response to the climate crisis, and it badly needs to be dragged into the light.
Columnists
Harsha Walia | As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | "We're going to shake the heavens," said one young man, as he faced off with the riot police. It is that fire, not the burning of buildings, that those who profit from injustice have most to fear.