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

Dec 12, 2017 7:30 AM Interviews & Features 1 Comments

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

Oct 20, 2017 11:00 AM News 1 Comments


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 12 Comments



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

Feb 15, 2017 4:58 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 60 Comments

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

Feb 6, 2017 10:39 AM Art



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

Jan 23, 2017 3:27 PM News 1 Comments

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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

Jan 23, 2017 11:09 AM News 1 Comments



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

Jan 22, 2017 9:14 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 4 Comments


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 13 Comments

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

Jan 11, 2017 4:00 PM News 1 Comments


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 12 Comments

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

Nov 15, 2016 4:43 PM 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

Sep 12, 2016 5:40 PM News 4 Comments

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

Aug 24, 2016 7:00 PM Features



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

Aug 3, 2016 8:00 PM Stage


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

Jul 29, 2016 1:14 PM , News 7 Comments


Anthony Tuccitto

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

Jul 27, 2016 8:00 PM Features


Jonathan Goldsbie

We should be thankful to BLM-TO for facilitating the meeting. And yet I have to admit to feeling a sense of déjà vu more

Jul 27, 2016 6:08 PM News


Angelica Ne

As easily as she put on the rainbow cape, she took ownership of the superpower in the colour of her own skin more

Jul 27, 2016 6:07 PM News 2 Comments