We must stop viewing police from a top-down law-enforcement perspective  but instead as part of a solution to social problems.
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We must stop viewing police from a top-down law-enforcement perspective but instead as part of a solution to social problems.

On November 1, when I heard the news on the radio that a male had been pepper sprayed at close range by the Montreal police ( SPVM), that he...

Fifty years later two men exonerated for killing Malcolm X
News

Fifty years later two men exonerated for killing Malcolm X

Two men who were convicted for the murder of Malcolm X in 1965, have now been cleared of all charges by a Manhattan judge. Mohammed Aziz and the Late...

Distraught over her child’s murder
Community News

Distraught over her child’s murder

A day after her son, 16-year-old Jannai Dopwell-Bailey was stabbed to death in his school yard on Monday, October 18, Charla Dopwell heard about the video posted online that...

Balarama Holness does not go unnoticed
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Balarama Holness does not go unnoticed

“In many ways I’m the (personification) of Montreal: I am French and I am English, the child of a Quebecoise mother and an immigrant father. And I’m well-educated. I...

Keeton Clarke has big plans for the Sud-West and the city
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Keeton Clarke has big plans for the Sud-West and the city

Community builder, Keeton Clarke has his eyes set on the Mayoral seat of the Sud-West borough on a Mouvement Montreal ticket. And he is looking forward to leading the...

Systemic racism: out of the mouths of babes
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Systemic racism: out of the mouths of babes

Recently I met with a former student of mine who is now an Elementary  school teacher.  She teaches a class of Grade 4 youngsters. She was anxious to share an...

Neighborhood issues on Stephanie King’s mind
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Neighborhood issues on Stephanie King’s mind

Stephanie Henry King stands proudly on the foundation of her Little Burgundy upbringing. She credits the borough, which is considered one of Montreal’s first Black neighborhoods, as shaping her...

Reggae superstar Jah Cure accused of stabbing promoter in the Netherlands
Entertainment

Reggae superstar Jah Cure accused of stabbing promoter in the Netherlands

On Friday, October 2, Jamaican Reggae artists Jah Cure is currently behind bars in the Netherlands, after being charged with suspicion of attempted murder, attempted manslaughter, aggravated assault or...

Community well represented as Montreal prepares to vote on Nov. 7
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Community well represented as Montreal prepares to vote on Nov. 7

After enduring 36 days of the painfully boring campaign that led up to the September 20, federal elections, voters in Montreal are being primed to go back to the...

Noel ‘Prezzie’ Alexander was a community builder
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Noel ‘Prezzie’ Alexander was a community builder

The passing of Noel Alexander, former president of the Jamaica Association, on Friday, September 10, marked a significant moment of loss for our community, Montreal, the province and indeed...