Black community shows solidarity over killings

Black community shows solidarity over killings

By Gerald V. Paul Chanting “From Ferguson to Toronto, racist police have got to go,” Toronto’s  Black community locked down Yonge and Dundas last Saturday in solidarity with Brampton’s Jermaine Carby who was shot and killed at a traffic stop in September and America’s Eric Garner, Mike Brown and protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. “This isn’t […]

Racism and national consciousness

In our last issue of The Camera, Gary Pieters, president of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, UARR, told Eyes: “Race matters and there is still a lot of work to be done to truly reflect America’s or Canada’s vision of a just society.” Indeed, given that racism is not an independent force or theory […]

Brazil Race Problems

World Cup: Although Brazil’s team has many black stars, the fans in the stands are whiter than Norway. Note from BW of Brazil: So by now everyone knows that the long anticipated 2014 World Cup in Brazil has begun with the host team opening with a convincing 3-1 victory over Croatia in the Itaquerão stadium […]