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01 Jul 2018

Journalist Overhears Shocking Comments At Hearing For Canada's Longest Serving Immigration Detainee

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The conduct of two bureaucrats working for Canada’s border police is under investigation after they were overheard strategizing about how to “rattle” a mentally ill immigration detainee they were about to question at a hearing.

27 Jun 2018

Viola Desmond Honoured With Walk Of Fame in Hometown Halifax

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After decades of being overlooked, human rights trailblazer Viola Desmond is receiving yet another posthumous honour.

27 Jun 2018

The Grassroots Movement That Pushed Willie O'Ree Into The Hockey Hall Of Fame

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Willie O'Ree was pacing back and forth before he got the call.

27 Jun 2018

Barrie Father Tasered Multiple Times Dies In Police Custody

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An Ontario police watchdog is investigating after a black man was Tasered multiple times during an arrest and later died in the custody of the Barrie Police Service.

14 Jun 2018

Teen Becomes Anti-Racism Advocate At School - Wins $70k Scholarship

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Little did Mississauga student Jenna Harris know when she began advocating for more inclusivity for black students at her high school, she would go on to win a $70,000 university scholarship through the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership award for her efforts.

04 Jun 2018

Wynne Says Lots At Risk For Black Community Under NDP or PC Majority

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On Saturday Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne shocked everyone with an unprecedented admission of defeat.

29 May 2018

Issa Rae Came To Canada!

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American Express is rebranding itself and has partnered with Issa Rae to help them launch the Live Life Experience, a pop up art exhibit on Queen Street West.

29 May 2018

BIPOC Hosts Closed Door Discussion On Racism In Film & TV

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(MEDIA RELASE) The Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Film & TV organization is inviting community members to share their stories this weekend in a closed door discussion.

23 May 2018

Is The Black Vote Leaning Towards NDP?

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With the Ontario provincial election just over two weeks away, poll results are getting tighter and tighter.

18 May 2018

Halting The Production Line Of Racism In Canada

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Framing a national dialogue on racism is no easy task. In fact, it’s a glass window pleading for a brick as a means for a peaceful solution to a very volatile problem.

17 May 2018

This Hockey Was Player Suspended For Reacting To Racial Abuse From Fans

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Hockey fans saw Givani Smith flash his middle finger at the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds bench.

12 May 2018

Why Black Canadian Parents Are Turning To Homeschooling

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Parents navigating the school system with their children have a lot to think about. From academic performance to underpaid and overworked teachers to bullying, there’s much to consider—and for Black parents and children, that labour is multiplied.

10 May 2018

Q&A With The Activist Who Confronted Doug Ford On TAVIS

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About a month ago, Walied Khogali, a community organizer and activist made news headlines in local and national Canadian media. Simply because he had the courage to speak out, and “interrupt” Doug Ford at a Somali Canadian Forum.

 

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