Black Lives Matter Toronto
"This is a major victory for Black children, parents, and families," says Black Lives Matter Toronto cofounder Rodney Diverlus.
A radio show co-hosted by activist El Jones is a lifeline for inmates.
The comments were made at an anti-Islamophobia rally on the weekend.
Pride Toronto members voted to endorse the demands made by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
But BLMTO says it wants to see action.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory got schooled last night.
A former volunteer quit saying Pride's backpedaling on BLMTO's demands is a 'shame.'
"We can't take something hostage that belongs to us, that we created."
Black Lives Matters put a list of demands to Pride organizers Sunday, including that cops be barred from future parades.
"A report should clarify more discrepancies than create them," said Janaya Khan of Black Lives Matter Toronto, which has been pushing for the release of a report into the death of Andrew Loku last summer.
Wynne said her remarks refer to child welfare, graduation rates and incarceration, not policing.