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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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Hundreds rally in Hauppauge to protest hate crimes against Asian Americans

Setauket resident Lucia Yuam, 6, holding a sign

For Howard Fei, Saturday’s rally in Hauppauge to protest violence against Asian Americans was a way for him to show that he could not stay silent on the recent attacks against people of Asian ancestry in Atlanta, New York and the West Coast. “The United States is a strong country because it welcomes people of…

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Hundreds of supporters at Black Lives Matter London protest to ‘defund the police’ – London

Black Lives Matter London

Hundreds gathered in Victoria Park on Saturday to support Black Lives Matter London’s protest calling to defund the police. The protest was one of several to happen across the country as part of a countrywide call to action to defund the police in favour of putting more funding towards community services like mental health and…

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Hundreds call for ‘racist’ names of Australian cities linked to ‘pro-slavery’ figures to be changed

Russell Island, in Moreton Bay, Queensland, could soon be renamed due to links with 'pro-slavery' Lord Russell

Townsville, Gladstone and Mackay might soon be renamed because of their dark links to the slave trade amid the Black Lives Matter movement.   Some Queensland towns are named after men who conducted blackbirding missions in the late 19th century. Blackbirding was the coercion or kidnapping of vulnerable people who were brought to Australia to work…

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