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Richard Rowley's documentary about the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer will infuriate you, even though its story of institutional cover-up is sadly familiar more

Reviews

From Donald Trump and the alt-right movement to police brutality and cyber-bullying, these much-anticipated films promise to examine hot-button more

Interviews & Features

Calling one a comedy and the other a drama shows how tone deaf the industry is about Black lives more

Interviews & Features

As part of the curriculum for BLM–TO's Freedom School, the workbook launches today at A Different Booklist more

News

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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

News

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RAINA+WILSON

Unfortunately, when it comes to relations between Black people and police, the mayor is not the man of evidence he claims to be more

News

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Photo of Justin Trudeau by Alex Guibord

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

News

Images zoom in on Black history in Canada and the U.S. more

Art

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Tanja-Tiziana

Women March On Washington - Toronto – where over 50,000 marched to support gender equality and human rights – was a major breakthrough more

News

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Mic Network Inc.

Within hours of Trump taking office, pages on the White House website that had been devoted to civil rights were replaced with a threat to make life uncomfortable for protesters and end the "dangerous anti-police atmosphere" more

News

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Tanja-Tiziana

There were approximately 60,000 people out at Saturday's march, which kicked off at Queen's Park, then wound down University Avenue to Toronto City Hall more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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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

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For folks in the U.S. determined that there will be no "new normal" under a Trump presidency, it is not enough to be angry more

News

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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

News

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Ayze

Darren Anthony's look at the pressures facing Black men is timely but heavy-handed more

Theatre

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Zach Ruiter

The resignation of executive director Mathieu Chantelois offers a big chance to change what's been an adversarial alliance – and make Pride more inclusive more

News

A recap of the sweltering season's music news and trends in five songs more

Features

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Tanja-Tiziana

Playwright rescues forgotten or misunderstood women from history and calls out T.O.'s white artistic directors who say there are no good scripts by writers of colour more

Stage

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Cheol Joon Baek

Some of the province's new regulations around street checks have already come into effect, but others have not. Here's a working list of what to do if you're stopped. more

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Anthony Tuccitto

Subversive new sounds, sweet nostalgia, inclusivity and free chicken more

Features