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Canada election: Activists ‘frustrated’ over party leaders dodging racism issue – National

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

The vast majority of Canadians are against racism and acknowledge it as an issue in Canada, though about two-thirds of all non-white Canadians say they have experienced it themselves, according to a new poll. Those results come just ahead of the 2021 federal election — an election with platforms that, according to some advocates, don’t…

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Batley and Spen by-election turns nasty with fake leaflets and assaults on activists ahead of vote

Labour lashed out today over a fake leaflet proporting to have been released by the TUC highlighting party leader Keir Starmer's support for Black Lives Matter in a bid to hit his popularity among working class white voters.

The battle to win a key northern Labour seat turned increasingly nasty today amid attacks on party activists and fake documents being circulated to undermine rival parties. Voters will go to the polls on Thursday in Batley & Spen after a campaign that has been dogged by accusations of racism and foul play in an…

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BLM activists spray paint ‘slaver’ on walls of Grade-II listed pub in Dorset

The word slaver is sprayed on to the side of the Grade II-listed village pub named after a Tory MP's slaveowner ancestors

BLM activists spray paint ‘slaver’ on walls of Grade-II listed pub named after Tory MP Richard Drax’s slaveowner ancestors in overnight attack The Drax Arms pub in Bere Regis, Dorset, was targeted last night by vandals  Grade II-listed pub is named after the Drax family who own the nearby estate   Family, including Conservative MP Richard…

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Boris Johnson orders probe into attempts by far-left activists to ‘hijack’ movements

Boris Johnson has ordered a probe into attempts by far-left activists to 'hijack' movements such as Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion. Pictured: People gather in Trafalgar Square last year for a Black Lives Matter rally

Boris Johnson has ordered a probe into attempts by far-left activists to ‘hijack’ movements such as Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion.  Bosses behind the investigation say they will look at the impact of ‘progressive extremism’ on cause groups – something described as a current ‘blind spot’ by those leading the probe. As well as…

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Equality watchdog’s probe after board member ‘liked’ tweets slamming Black Lives Matter activists

Alasdair Henderson is said to have 'liked' tweet thread slamming Black Lives Matter activists

Equality watchdog launches inquiry after board member ‘liked’ tweets slamming Black Lives Matter activists and a post describing ‘misogynist’ and ‘homophobe’ as ‘ideological propaganda terms’ Alasdair Henderson is part of the Equality and Human Rights Commission His personal Twitter account liked or retweeted others social media posts One of them criticised the police for treating…

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Three activists scale Parliament calling for slavery reparations to be paid

At least three demonstrators, wearing hi-vis clothing, hung the large letter 'to the People of the United Kingdom' from scaffolding outside the building

Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion protesters have draped a huge banner off the Houses of Parliament today as they called for reparations for slavery. Three demonstrators wearing hi-vis clothing hung the large letter ‘to the People of the United Kingdom’ from scaffolding outside the building. The note demanded ‘an honest acknowledgement of the harm and…

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BLM activists threaten unrest if Trump doesn’t concede US election

Demonstrators, including one carrying a Black Lives Matter flag, march past Independence Hall to urge that all votes be counted in Philadelphia, following Tuesday's election

Black Lives Matter protesters along with demonstrators for dozens of other ‘action groups’ are threatening to cause unrest if President Trump continues to press ahead with legal challenges that prevent the counting of votes in crucial swing states in the 2020 election.  The BLM movement along with the Count Every Vote movement are also calling…

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Dozens of activists gather in Notting Hill for Million People March in BLM protest

Around 300 Black Lives Matter protesters held placards as they marched through the streets of Notting Hill today

Around 300 Black Lives Matter protesters marched through the streets of London today and blocked traffic outside Notting Hill tube station by lying down in the road.  The Million People March is protesting against systemic racism and is taking place in lieu of this year’s Notting Hill carnival.  Protesters chanted ‘whose streets, our streets’ and…

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