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How corporate Canada is addressing anti-Black racism 8 months after protests – National

Click to play video '#BlackNorth initiative launched to end systemic racism on Toronto’s Bay Street, corporate Canada'

Eight months after corporate Canada committed itself to address systemic racism within its workplaces and power structures, those who are committed to holding businesses accountable say they’re optimistic that change is happening. Over 450 companies have signed the BlackNorth Initiative’s “pledge,” a list of promises for CEOs to adopt that include hiring more Black people…

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Little done to stop anti-Black racism in policing, criminal justice in last 25 years: Ontario report

Little done to stop anti-Black racism in policing, criminal justice in last 25 years: Ontario report

A new report prepared by the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers confirms what Ontario’s Black population has been feeling for decades: racism and racial bias exists in the criminal justice system, and little has been done to correct it. According to the report, “the perception of anti-Black discrimination within policing has remained constant among Black…

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‘Keep demanding justice’: Masai Ujiri says anti-Black racism behind shoving incident at NBA Finals

‘Keep demanding justice’: Masai Ujiri says anti-Black racism behind shoving incident at NBA Finals

Two days after videos were released by lawyers for Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri in relation to a shoving incident involving a sheriff’s deputy at the 2019 NBA Finals win, the executive is speaking out and says anti-Black racism was the reason. “The video sadly demonstrates how horribly I was treated by a law enforcement…

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