STALWART AND COMMUNITY ACTIVIST PASSES AWAY AT 88
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STALWART AND COMMUNITY ACTIVIST PASSES AWAY AT 88

This past Monday, April 1, the city mourned the passing of civil rights advocate Dan Philip, at the age of 88. Dan Philip, former president of the Black Coalition...

LE MAUDIT MOT
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LE MAUDIT MOT

“We must confront the uncomfortable truths of our history in order to create a more just future. It is only by acknowledging the past that we can move forward.”...

The Night James Brown Took On The Montreal Police Department
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The Night James Brown Took On The Montreal Police Department

James Brown would run into confrontations with the police later on in his life in the late 80’s and thanks to a drug habit that would dominate the latter...

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Dr. M.L. King
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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Dr. M.L. King

I have made the decision to boycott all activities organized during the 2024 Black History Month by any organization, company, or institution that has faced credible complaints of anti-black...

“La bêtise insiste toujours”. – Albert Camus
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“La bêtise insiste toujours”. – Albert Camus

Police “interpellations” are either illegal (Nova Scotia), regulated by law (Ontario) or outlawed everywhere in Canada except Quebec! Why? What is commonly known in Quebec as an “interpellation”, is...

WHEN INTERESTS CONVERGE
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WHEN INTERESTS CONVERGE

Interest convergence is a Critical Race Theory principle suggesting that social change for minority groups occurs when their interests align with those of the majority. The theory was first...

KENYA TO LEAD IN SECURITY MISSION TO HAITI
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KENYA TO LEAD IN SECURITY MISSION TO HAITI

Rosie Awori and Guest Commentary – David Ongoma In 1804, Haiti made history as the first Black nation to gain independence from France through a remarkable uprising by its...

The social cost of racism
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The social cost of racism

In June 2015, in Ottawa, Mr. Deinsberg St-Hilaire fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident in which the victim, Andy Nevin, died. For nine days, Mr. St-Hilaire hid from...

STEM is the FUTURE– So Let’s  Get More Black Kids Involved
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STEM is the FUTURE– So Let’s Get More Black Kids Involved

If we do not move with the times, sadly we will find ourselves left far behind As students return back to school, and become settled in their individual seat...

Harry Belafonte: A Giant of A Man
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Harry Belafonte: A Giant of A Man

If there’s a way to describe Harry Belafonte and his impact on the world as an entertainer and a civil rights activist, it might be: “he was for real.”...