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Looking at the impact of COVID-19, racism on young Black adults in Quebec – Montreal

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

According to new research released Thursday, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the tragic death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement that followed have had a profound effect on young Black anglophones in Quebec. McGill University psychologist Dr. Richard Koestner, the author of one of the studies, has spent the last year exploring how…

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Window cleaner who posted racist slur about black England footballers complains HE is getting abuse

Shaun Drewery

A window cleaner who made a racist slur about black England footballers on social media has claimed that he is facing a wave of abuse and has complained: ‘No one deserves this’. Shaun Drewery, owner of North Ferriby Cleaning Services, made the comment after an associate posted a picture on Facebook of the England Under 17s…

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Black Lives Matter in Utah calls Stars and Stripes ‘a symbol of hate’

The Utah chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement sparked anger on social media during the Fourth of July weekend after it posted a message on Facebook calling the American flag a ¿symbol of hate.¿

The Utah chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement sparked anger on social media during the Fourth of July weekend after it posted a message on Facebook calling the American flag a ‘symbol of hate.’ The head of the organization defended the post, which the group wrote in response to a white supremacist march that…

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Teachers are quizzed after concerns raised in light of the Black Lives Matter movement

The Prevent strategy calls for any use of the programme in schools to be ‘proportionate’

Anti-terror probe over history ‘bias’ in schools: Teachers are quizzed after concerns over Black Lives Matter movement Teachers quizzed by Derby city council after concerns raised in light of BLM The audit took place under the guise of the Government’s Prevent strategy  Said schools should ‘give rounded view of history’ to stop Right-wing extremism  By Daily…

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Sainsbury’s worker, 52, sacked after picking up a cuddly toy and saying ‘Black Lives Matter’

Marian Cunnington, 52, (pictured) picked up a 'Bing' toy - from the leading BBC children's cartoon of the same name - while making price changes at the store in Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Sainsbury’s worker, 52, wins compensation after she was sacked from her 28-year career after picking up a cuddly toy and saying ‘Black Lives Matter’ Marian Cunnington, 52, picked up a ‘Bing’ toy at store in Bridgnorth, Shropshire Made the comment: ‘Should we really be selling this toy? Black Lives Matter’  Price controller Ms Cunnington was suspended…

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NIMH » NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award Lecture: “Black Mental Health, Mentoring, and Health Equity: A Love Supreme”

Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. - Image Source: Austin Thomason

Appointment time: July 28, 2021 place: Virtual Sponsored by: The NIMH Disparities Team and the NIMH Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity About the lecture: This lecture marks the start of the NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award. During the lecture, the inaugural award winner Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. discuss how his current research,…

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America’s first black billionaire says taxpayers need to fund $14 TRILLION in reparations

Robert Johnson, founder of BET and American's first black billionaire, continues to call on the government to cut reparations checks for 40 million descendants of African-American slaves

America’s first black billionaire says recent talk of Critical Race Theory and Black Lives Matter protests aren’t enough to make up for past injustices against black people: He’s reiterating his call for $14 trillion in payments to the descendants of slaves – including himself.   Robert Johnson, 75, who started Black Entertainment Television in 1980, would…

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Calgary Black youth arrested by B.C. police ‘with their guns out’ in case of mistaken identity

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

An 18-year-old Calgary man is speaking out after he says police detained him at gunpoint in Delta, B.C., in a case of mistaken identity. It happened Thursday as Noel Kene and three friends, all of whom are Black and between the ages of 18 and 20, were in the final days of a camping trip…

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Hundreds brave sweltering heat for Black Lives Matter rally in Vancouver

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

Hundreds of people turned out to pressure the city for more action against racism at a Black Lives Matter protest at Vancouver City Hall on Friday. Organizers said the rally was about demanding justice and accountability, and standing in solidarity against white supremacy. It came as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to…

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‘So performative’: Black student urges more from Surrey schools after racist incidents – BC

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

A Black student at Queen Elizabeth Secondary School in Surrey, B.C., is speaking out after she says numerous racist incidents she endured were not properly addressed. Global News first reached out to the student, who wished to remain anonymous, after allegations of discrimination and bullying within the school were being shared over an Instagram page…

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Calgary high school pauses yearbook distribution after concerns about pages focused on Black students – Calgary

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

A south Calgary high school has paused the distribution of this year’s yearbook after concerns were raised over two pages that featured Black students. The last days of school at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School have students and parents talking about two collage pages, featuring pictures of Black students with the caption “JCS Black students represent influence.”…

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Families speak out against police violence at Black Lives Matter Toronto event in Ottawa

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

Several Black and Indigenous families whose loved ones have been harmed and killed by police came together in Ottawa to mark Juneteenth and demand accountability and changes to the justice system. Black Lives Matter Toronto organized the gathering on the steps of the prime minister’s office, where 10 families from across the country shared their…

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Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors is seen publicly for the first time after resigning

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has been seen out in Los Angeles publicly for the first time

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has been pictured for the first time since her $3.2 million property portfolio sparked controversy. Cullors, 37, was pictured in Los Angeles Tuesday carrying the book Self Evident Truths: 10,000 Portraits of Queer America – for which she wrote the foreword. The activist recently announced her resignation from the Black Lives…

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Drive-by gunmen shot ‘Black Panther of Oxford’ Sasha Johnson in head as they fired on house party

Drive-by gunmen shot 'Black Panther of Oxford' Sasha Johnson in head as they fired on house party

Friends have held a vigil for a British Black Lives Matter leader who took a bullet in the head when a London gang carried out a botched drive-by shooting to assassinate a rival at the end of an all-day party. Around 50 people chanted and said prayers under a bandstand in Ruskin Park, Lambeth, for Sasha Johnson,…

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Police hunt ‘four young black men’ over shooting of Sasha Johnson

Police hunt 'four young black men' over shooting of Sasha Johnson

Sasha Johnson was shot in the head in a ‘melee’ that also saw a fellow partygoer knifed when a gang of four young black men stormed into a Peckham garden with 30 people inside and opened fire, police revealed today. Commander Alison Heydari has made an appeal for anyone who knows the identity of the…

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