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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 5 Comments

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 13 Comments

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Landlord ordered to pay $12,000 by Human Rights Tribunal testifies he refused to remove his shoes in couple's prayer space because they were attempting "to impose their way of life" on him more

May 10, 2017 10:15 AM News 15 Comments

School's namesake was a key supporter of the traumatizing residential school system more

Apr 25, 2017 11:35 AM Education 45 Comments

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Jodianne Beckford

Toronto’s housing bubble has created a landlord’s market, to the disadvantage in particular of Black renters. more

Mar 15, 2017 4:32 PM News 16 Comments

People who argue that Wendy Olunike Adeliyi should have just followed the theatre's backpack rules are missing the larger issue more

Mar 9, 2017 10:50 AM Movies 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

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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

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Mark Marczyk

Genocides do not begin in gas chambers or with machetes or bullets - genocides begin with words more

Jan 31, 2017 10:24 AM News 1 Comments

No token nominations here – films like Moonlight, Fences and Hidden Figures are up for major prizes more

Jan 24, 2017 10:50 AM Movies 1 Comments

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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

Jan 17, 2017 3:37 PM , News 13 Comments

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Jonathan Goldsbie

Slapping down Toronto Sun columnist Joe Warmington was just the beginning more

Nov 29, 2016 2:00 PM News 2 Comments

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Jonathan Goldsbie

His move follows a series of NOW articles questioning the dual roles more

Nov 16, 2016 3:58 PM News 2 Comments

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Jonathan Goldsbie

He also declines to condemn Leitch's Conservative leadership campaign, which is being run by his own election strategist more

Nov 2, 2016 2:59 PM News 7 Comments

A humble glossary of familiar team names and terms no longer acceptable to the average Indigenous person more

Oct 19, 2016 9:00 PM News 4 Comments

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Tanja-Tiziana

Brilliant newcomer Sasha Lane and Elvis's granddaughter, Riley Keough, talk feminism and ethnic diversity more

Oct 12, 2016 6:00 PM Interviews and features

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Emily Cooper

Canada's premier cultural institutions need to be more aware of how seemingly innocent choices around diversity may end up perpetuating long-standing historical and racial stereotypes more

Aug 30, 2016 9:17 AM News 22 Comments

Many Latin American Torontonians say the thriving fast food chain's logo is racist, but nobody is talking about the stereotypes it is plastering all over the city more

Aug 8, 2016 7:40 AM News 2 Comments

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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

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Jacob Scheier

Mainstream media have been trying for months to unpack the psyche of Trump supporters – nearly every person I spoke with was on the one hand very friendly, and on the other really damn racist. more

Jul 24, 2016 10:46 PM News 5 Comments

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