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After The Storm

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Racism

The current diplomatic tension based on Jamaican representatives denied a U.S. diplomat, and his same sex partner entry has escalated into at least three Jamaican representatives now have a brief time span left in the U.S.A. The backlash is uncalled for: since Jamaican law, and CARICOM by extension do not recognize two people of the […]

Attorney Wayne Golding, member of the Global Jamaica Disapora Council in Florida By Kimone Witter  Attorney Wayne Golding, a member of the Global Jamaica Disapora Council in Florida, says both the US and Jamaican Governments stand to lose in the diplomatic row that is simmering between Washington and Kingston. The issue relates to Jamaica’s refusal […]

The RCMP said it evaluates the threat and risk of each case, and responds in an appropriate manner Angela Sterritt · CBC News · Posted: Sep 12, 2021 6:00 AM PT | Last Updated: September 12 Indigenous people and criminology experts say the hands-off police treatment of people protesting mandatory vaccinations, many of whom are white, starkly differs from […]

A mother and daughter duo with roots in the Oneida and Chippewa Territories just recently teamed up for their first musical collaboration. “Fists In The Air,” presented by Shyne and Sunshyne, was officially released to digital streaming platforms at the beginning of September. “Fists In The Air” powerfully addresses the atrocities and injustices done to […]

Jamaica’s seven-time Olympic gold medallist and nine-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has leapt to the defence of Namibia’s sprint aces Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi, saying the teens should be left in peace to busk in the glory of Tokyo Olympics success. Speaking to Australia’s oldest broadsheet Sydney Morning Herald after Tuesday’s women’s 200m final, […]

  BY SIMONE J. SMITH Vaccinations are being executed across Canada and the United States of America. In September 2020, Canada had committed more than $1billion to buy doses of COVID-19 vaccines after they had secured a deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline. The Canadian government has rolled out their “Canada’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan: Saving Lives […]

Published Tuesday, June 8, 2021 11:47AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:49PM EDT A timeline of the vehicle attack in London, Ont., that killed four members of a Muslim family and seriously injured a nine-year-old boy on Sunday Wednesday, June 9 9:30 a.m. Related Stories What we know about the man accused in […]

By Ryan Rocca & Jacquelyn LeBel Global News Posted June 8, 2021 6:10 am Updated June 9, 2021 9:43 am A vigil was held for the Muslim family police say were targeted in a violent attack that left a nine-year-old boy in hospital and his sister, parents and grandmother dead in London, Ont. The vigil […]

Five members of a Muslim family in London, Ont., went out for a walk on Sunday night. Before the day was done, four of them had lost their lives in what police described as a targeted hate crime. The only survivor — a nine-year-old boy — was seriously injured. As Canadians across the country express […]

Regrettably racial violence has been a distinct part of American history since 1660. While that violence has impacted almost every ethnic and racial group in the United States, it has had a particularly horrific effect on African American life. Listed below are some of the major incidents of racial violence profiled on BlackPast.org. They range […]