Tyre Nichol’s death raises questions about race and police culture
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Tyre Nichol’s death raises questions about race and police culture

Here we go again! The world watched in shock, awe, disgust and consequent mistrust at the beating in Memphis of an unarmed male, Tyre Nichols at the hands of...

From the sidelines to the Frontlines: Black Nurses
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From the sidelines to the Frontlines: Black Nurses

“Racism is not a system that can be reformed. It must be dismantled” Canada has historically constructed its identity in opposition to the United States, taking pride in being...

Playwright Christine Rodriguez uses her experiences as a navigation instrument for teenagers
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Playwright Christine Rodriguez uses her experiences as a navigation instrument for teenagers

Immigration and identity politics are enduring issues in Quebec and all too familiar to Montreal playwright Christine Rodriguez who uses her recently published play to shine a light on...

Translating the Politics and Popular Culture of a Rebel Generation
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Translating the Politics and Popular Culture of a Rebel Generation

Quietly, and without much fanfare and bluster, Daniel McNeil is one of Canada’s most important Black intellectuals. Once an aspiring English footballer (soccer player), he instead chose academia. Having...

RACE MATTERS
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RACE MATTERS

Being that the power of the anti-Black stereotype is deeply interwoven in North American culture, most people have racist views of one type or another. For example, a 1996...

Nicous D’Andre Spring’s family wants answers
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Nicous D’Andre Spring’s family wants answers

“Black people are the magical faces at the bottom of society’s well. Even the poorest whites, those who must live their lives only a few levels above, gain their...

CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM
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CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM

  I love “Curb”. As with Seinfeld, which Larry David co-created, the humour of the HBO TV show “Curb Your Enthusiasm” often revolves around the minutiae of everyday social...

Kwabena Oduro is a community-minded journalist
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Kwabena Oduro is a community-minded journalist

Nompumelelo Moyo (LJI) Many Montrealers might be familiar with his face and his reporting on CBC News, both radio and television, so much so that Kwabena Oduro is an...

Quebec appeals Random stop ruling. Bad move
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Quebec appeals Random stop ruling. Bad move

In appealing the Superior Court ruling that banned police from making random roadside stops, the CAQ government did what was expected of it, both by proponents of the practice...

This Is Who I Am
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This Is Who I Am

As this is my first opinion piece for the Community Contact, I would like to give you a taste of some of the subjects I will be engaging with....