Montrealer inducted into prestigious fellowship
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Montrealer inducted into prestigious fellowship

Montreal born attorney Sandra Barton continues to make inroads on the legal circuit, hitting another career milestone when she was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College...

BLACK HISTORY 2021: SO WHAT DID YOU LEARN?
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BLACK HISTORY 2021: SO WHAT DID YOU LEARN?

So another Black History Month has been observed. Now, I don’t know if the correct term to describe the 28 or 29 days of BHM is “recognize”, “observe”, or...

Systemic racism: Living happily in denial
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Systemic racism: Living happily in denial

Whenever the issue of racism raises its head in this province, see how they run. That’s when Quebec Premier Francois Legault and his cohort of provincial politicians scamper to...

Canada government targets systemic racism with new Justice bill
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Canada government targets systemic racism with new Justice bill

The Liberal Party of Canada has introduced a bill it believes will help address systemic racism in the criminal justice system. If passed, Bill C-22 would amend the Criminal...

February Steeped in Back History, Love and Psychology
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February Steeped in Back History, Love and Psychology

February is a short month bursting with activities to mark three key celebrations each year. The month is launched with homage to Black History and the stories of historical...

CLASSROOM INJUSTICE:FAILING TO TEACH ABOUT RACISM AND THE POLICE
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CLASSROOM INJUSTICE:FAILING TO TEACH ABOUT RACISM AND THE POLICE

Recently protest rallies were held to show solidarity with Black PhD. student Mamadi III Fara Camara, who spent six nights in jail, charged with the attempted murder of a...

Heritage Minute captures the legacy of Oscar Peterson
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Heritage Minute captures the legacy of Oscar Peterson

The legacy of Oscar Peterson lives on in a recently released minute-long video that captures his meteoric rise from the bosom of Little Burgundy to the most celebrated stages...

Maybe it’s just what’s needed… an inquiry into the Camara affair
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Maybe it’s just what’s needed… an inquiry into the Camara affair

Sometimes a well-placed commission of inquiry is the best salve to soothe the sting of a biting act of racism and the furor it creates. The outcry over the...

Racial Profiling is a Euphemism for Racism
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Racial Profiling is a Euphemism for Racism

What ensuing action, what logical end, does racial profiling produce that racism would not? Recently Mamadi 111 Fara Camara, a Black man was accused of injuring a police officer...

Organizers of Black History Month cite 30 Years of Success
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Organizers of Black History Month cite 30 Years of Success

Serving as president of The Round Table on Black History Month for the past two decades has offered Michael Farkas a privileged vantage point to gauge the relationship between...