THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 16:58 Written by Ajamu Nangwaya
The news of Senator Don Meredith's expulsion from the caucus of the ruling Conservative Party of Canada based on an allegation of sexual relations with a 16-year-old girl was greeted with shame, embarrassment and deep disappointment from some members of the Afrikan-Canadian* community, which they expressed on social media.
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 14:56 Written by Sulaimon Giwa
At tomorrow's police services board meeting, Toronto Mayor John Tory is expected to move to bring an end to police carding.
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 07:15 Written by Ajamu Nangwaya
With mass pressure from below and sections of Toronto’s petty bourgeois elements publicly calling for an end to carding, Mayor John Tory announced on June 7th that he will be calling for “the permanent cancellation of carding once and for all” at the June 18th meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board.
Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:35 Written by Sulaimon Giwa
On April 20, 2015, Deputy Chief Mark Saunders became the first Black man to lead the Toronto Police Service (TPS), the country’s largest police force.
It’s always darkest before the dawn, or so the old saying goes. And for my fellow early birds who know – those pre-dawn hours in all their darkness, is also the time when the most work can and should be done – if and only if we’re awake at that crucial hour.
Saturday, 29 November 2014 00:00 Written by David Lewis Peart
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.
Saturday, 25 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Dear members of the Canadian Black Caucus, we are the women of the Black Women’s Caucus of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR). We are a community of women that commune together based on our shared oppressions that we have and currently experience throughout our lives, in the workplace, within society and in our homes.
Saturday, 11 October 2014 00:00 Written by Umar R. Abdullah-Johnson
In 1967 a white man in Virginia, named Loving, sued the state of Virginia for the right to marry a Black woman.