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Saturday Vibes

3:00 am 12:00 pm

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Afro Fusion

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Racism

  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 […]

Emergency Measures: Expanded Police Powers Statement by: The Black Legal Action Centre April 19, 2021The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) is a not-for-profit corporation, mandated to combat individual and systemic anti-Black racism in Ontario. We provide free legal services to low-and no-income Black Ontarians. Our doors have been open since March 2019, and to date […]

Slaves cutting sugarcane on the Caribbean island of Antigua, aquatint from Ten Views of the Island of Antigua by William Clark, 1832. Barbados became the world’s first slave society when Britain’s first slave owners built the land on slavery. Prof. Hilary Beckles of the University of the West Indies noted it was a historical event […]

Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association form a critical link in black America’s centuries-long struggle for freedom, justice, and equality. As the leader of the largest organized mass movement in black history and progenitor of the modern “black is beautiful” ideal, Garvey is now best remembered as a champion of the back-to-Africa […]

For most of American history, the light-skinned Jesus conjured up by white congregations demanded the preservation of inequality as part of the divine order. By Robert P. Jones, CEO and founder PRRI Over the last several weeks, the United States has engaged in a long-overdue reckoning with the racist symbols of the past, tearing down […]

A group of about twenty veterans gathered near a bridge along the west branch of South Carolina’s Stono River in the early morning light of September 9, 1739. These were no provincial militiamen, but African slaves. With their appointed leader Jemmy directing, the Africans broke into a nearby storehouse kept by Robert Bathurst and a […]