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Zach Slootsky

"What a lot of us have come to discover since then is that for some communities in this city, it's G20 rules every day." more

Jul 23, 2015 8:46 AM News 1 Comments

The Tess Richey case reveals bias in police handling of murder investigations, but it’s cases involving Black men that expose the biggest disparities more

Jan 10, 2018 7:58 PM News 1 Comments

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Time to redress the harm done to thousands of Black youth who have life-limiting criminal records because of pot more

Aug 2, 2017 11:39 PM News

For Black students to succeed, the entire school system may have to be brought to a grinding halt and redesigned from the bottom up more

May 24, 2017 9:12 PM News 6 Comments

Instead, the former school trustee's n-word debacle offers Black students a life lesson on racial bigotry in its myriad forms more

Feb 22, 2017 6:11 PM News 14 Comments


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 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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You somehow made it to this country, dreaming of establishing a life here in search of opportunity more

Aug 10, 2016 8:05 PM News 1 Comments

Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate delivers keynote at Tommy Douglas Institute's fourth annual conference on social justice issues Thursday, May 19 more

May 17, 2016 8:02 AM News

The mayor emerged from last Saturday's meeting with black community reps bloodied by his mishandling of Black Lives Matter demands, but what exactly does the group want to achieve? more

Apr 27, 2016 8:09 PM News 5 Comments

Would he have made a meaningful difference had he won the chief's job, given Toronto police's resistance to change? more

Feb 24, 2016 5:48 PM News

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OMNI Television

Coalition argues that Rogers' decision to cancel third-language newscasts on OMNI contravenes Ethnic Broadcasting Policy more

Jan 25, 2016 9:09 AM News

Eight shots point-blank with hollow-point bullets. By any reasonable measure Toronto cop James Forcillo showed a disregard for the consequences of his actions when he killed Sammy Yatim, but is he guilty of murder? more

Nov 25, 2015 8:00 PM News 1 Comments


Vanessa Samuel

Mayor John Tory's bungling forced the province to step up and rein in police over random street checks, but the new rules may not go far enough to end abuses more

Nov 4, 2015 6:59 PM News

A get-out-the-vote ­initiative modelled after Obama’s historic presidential campaign plants seeds of democracy one voter at a time more

Oct 14, 2015 4:41 PM News


Vanessa Samuel

Outside affected communities, the police practice of street checks has been a less talked about hot-button this election. What will it take for people to listen? more

Oct 7, 2015 6:01 PM News 1 Comments

How did the province’s public consultations on the police practice of street checks go so horribly wrong? more

Sep 9, 2015 7:07 PM News


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And how the Japanese principles of tatemae and honne reminded me of the guise I wear as a black person in Canada more

Aug 5, 2015 5:26 PM News


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How did Gordon Cressy, a white man, help end a racist practice in days that years of black community work had failed to? more

Jun 17, 2015 6:45 PM News 2 Comments

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