THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE
Andrea Anderson is a criminal defence lawyer and doctoral candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Her research focuses on intersectionality, race and the criminal justice system in Canada.
Friday, 03 February 2017 18:20
Solitary confinement is a hot issue. Advocates calling for an end to the use of solitary confinement, or disciplinary and administrative segregation as it is commonly referred, must take a step further and push for addressing racial disparities in prison treatment altogether.
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 22:27
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.