The June 2012 edition of No One Is Illegal Radio focuses on the Quebec student strike, discussing the role of race from the perspectives of local activists of colour. The podcast focuses on police repression and the strike within the larger context of the role played by police in communities of colour, and also discusses the involvement of visible minorities in the student movement.
Neil Kastro of Kabbatang Montreal, a Filipino organization that works with youth to combat racial profiling of the Filipino in Cote-des-neiges. Neil discusses the repression of the student movement and links this to the continuos police repression of racialized people living in Montreal.
Will Prosper, activist, writer, and member of Montreal-Nord Republik. Will is the author of the popular article "Minorities and the Student Strike", here he discusses the role of visible minorities in the student strike both in representation and in reality.
No One Is Illegal Radio in Montreal is hosted and produced by Robyn Maynard and Jaggi Singh.
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