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Alton Sterling. Shot dead by Police. Selling CDs. Caught on video. Another one. 
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The 14th biennial Rock.Paper.Sistahz Festival opens today at Artscape Wychwood Barns. Trinidadian-Canadian writer and performer Fiona Clarke is the playwright behind Broken Windows, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the shooting in the U.S. of a Muslim family over a parking ticket.
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Sunday, 10 April 2016 14:12

Why I Stand With Yusra

Today, Yusra Khogali, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto wrote an op-ed in The Toronto Star, breaking her silence on a story that's threatened to overshadow the Black Lives Matter protest.
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Tuesday, 29 September 2015 22:27

It Is Not Just Black Men Who Matter

In recent months, the debates surrounding carding, street checks and deaths of Black civilians in police custody have mobilized an unprecedented mass movement against police misconduct and anti-Black racism within the city of Toronto.
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Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

Toronto Joins Black Lives Matter Protest

Hundreds of protestors in Toronto marched in solidarity with the thousands across the border against the recent police shootings of unarmed Black men such as Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The event was organized by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
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Despite not being a fan of Internet back-and-forths, I have recently found myself engaging, often online, a number of well-meaning people (including self-titled White allies and other Black folk) who are convinced that the collective upset in Black communities following the non-indictment of Darren Wilson is overdone, when in fact it is not.
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