Black Lives Matter Toronto

From cinema and visual art to city politics and education, Black Torontonians are taking the reins as agents of our own change more

Jan 31, 2018 6:55 PM Culture

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Samuel Engelking

Cross-country expansion and ­forcing new conversations on ­incarceration and migration are on the group’s agenda for the new year more

Dec 10, 2017 4:50 PM News

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Five community organizers offer insight on how Canada’s largest school board should address safety and inclusion for its most marginalized students more

Nov 27, 2017 4:45 PM News

Latest Ford fiasco illustrates that on issues of race, Tory's own record is one of, at times, dubious distinction more

Oct 3, 2017 4:34 PM News

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Any public work produced with the condition of its disappearance should be free and allowed to be disruptive more

Sep 29, 2017 10:43 AM News


Desmond Cole

The Canadian Border Services Agency has rescheduled Jamaican mother's deportation for September 21, despite a medical condition prohibiting her from air travel more

Sep 19, 2017 11:47 AM News


Cheol Joon Baek

If the celebration of the radical idea to accept and support the rights and existence of marginalized Canadians is not extended to queer Canadians of all intersections, then what celebration is there to be had? more

Jun 27, 2017 3:16 PM , News

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Rob Salerno

Pride Toronto should do more to incorporate and promote the voices of equality-seeking groups within our community at the parade and other Pride events more

Jun 19, 2017 6:59 AM News


Ethan Eisenberg

The wave of radicalism sweeping the LGBTQ community has new demographic and class ­foundations more

Jun 13, 2017 11:06 AM News


Ethan Eisenberg

The issue was framed as one of inclusivity, but the idea of inclusivity in the LGBTQ movement has to do with its origin among mostly white, middle-class male activists more

Jun 6, 2017 11:12 AM News

Black community allies have adopted the language of class to define the struggles experienced by young Black people, as if race and class are not so intertwined as to be one thing more

May 24, 2017 8:46 PM News

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Samuel Engelking

We know what's wrong. You know what's wrong. Politicians and policy makers know what's wrong. More government promises to fight anti-Black racism won't cut it anymore. more

May 24, 2017 8:24 PM News

New documentary marking 25th anniversary of protest that exposed racial divide in Toronto asks, "What does it take for Black people to get justice in this society?" more

May 2, 2017 6:38 PM News


R. Jeanette Martin

In a statement issued in response to chief's remarks earlier today, the Ward 27 councillor says Pride's decision to disinvite police from annual event will likely be met with a threat from the city to revoke funding from the festival more

Feb 10, 2017 2:20 PM News

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Yusra Khogali of Black Lives Matter Toronto made no false statements in her National Day of Action Against Islamophobia speech challenging the Prime Minister more

Feb 9, 2017 11:54 AM News


Sonali Menezes

The controversy surrounding York Region school board trustee Nancy Elgie – who admitted calling a Black parent a “nigger” – is a stark example of how confounding the battle against entrenched racism has become more

Feb 7, 2017 8:57 AM News


Vanessa Samuel

Many organizers with Black Lives Matter – Toronto have heard the phrase “You’ve had a great 2016,” but great years are made from lasting, systemic change, and in that regard we can’t say we’ve had a great year more

Jan 17, 2017 3:37 PM , News


Ethan Eisenberg

Among our heroes of the year that was, BLM-TO inspired a new wave of youth-driven activists, shook the city’s conscience on policing and dared anyone to deny that Black lives have been and continue to be devalued more

Dec 19, 2016 10:45 AM News

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