Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mark Garneau addresses  issues on the global front as well as systemic racism at home
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Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mark Garneau addresses issues on the global front as well as systemic racism at home

While other candidates are on the hustings, Marc Garneau in his capacity as Canada’s Foreign Affairs minister is spending a significant chunk of his time preoccupied with evolving situations...

Emma Elbourne-Weinstock is worried so she got involved
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Emma Elbourne-Weinstock is worried so she got involved

Emma Elbourne-Weinstock admits to having been among the army of millennials who have become cynical and disillusioned with party politics but soon realized that apathy was not a choice....

The Black Presence at McGill University
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The Black Presence at McGill University

The recently formed Dr. Kenneth Melville McGill Black Faculty and Staff Caucus has been a long time in the making. The first Black professor at McGill University was Quebec...

Chair of Black Caucus calls for more of us in politics
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Chair of Black Caucus calls for more of us in politics

According to Greg Fergus, if there’s one motivating factor for young Black Canadians to get involved in politics, it’s the fact that Canada today, is well positioned to act...

Blacks: Taking full stock of the all-encompassing term BIPOC
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Blacks: Taking full stock of the all-encompassing term BIPOC

Instead of adopting any of the prefabricated labels that are currently used in the political arena, I have chosen to define myself as a rationalist. What is that you...

Michèle Stephenson’s   Stateless unwraps layers of  institutionalized oppression
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Michèle Stephenson’s Stateless unwraps layers of institutionalized oppression

One of the takeaways filmmaker Michèle Stephenson has from her most recent documentary is that statelessness is an example of extreme anti-Black racism: “it is bureaucratic violence and it’s...

IN REPENTIGNY, SOMETHING HAS TO GIVE BETWEEN POLICE AND BLACKS
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IN REPENTIGNY, SOMETHING HAS TO GIVE BETWEEN POLICE AND BLACKS

For the past five years complaints about racial profiling by the Repentigny police force (Service de police de la Ville de Repentigny or SPVR.) have been increasing. Things are getting to...

Black Perspectives Office: diversity support at Concordia
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Black Perspectives Office: diversity support at Concordia

If 2021-22 is your frosh year at Concordia University, count yourself lucky as the Black Perspectives Office (BPO) will be on your side from orientation to graduation. Founded in...

CIPAD promises research to address inequities facing Blacks
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CIPAD promises research to address inequities facing Blacks

The Canadian Institute for People of African Descent (CIPAD) positions itself as the first-ever institute dedicated to conducting research on the state of Blackness in Canada out of which...

Racial profiling petition calls for 500 signatures
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Racial profiling petition calls for 500 signatures

Joel DeBellefeuille is on a mission. The Longueuil resident who won a landmark racial profiling case against that city’s police department has launched a Canada-wide initiative to dismantle systemic...