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Comedy Central's 'The New Negroes' Is Perfect for the Black TV Renaissance

The all-Black stand up show broadens perspectives on Blackness in layered ways.
Taylor Hosking
4.26.19
racial-profiling

A Black person is 20 times more likely than a white person to be fatally shot by Toronto police

The numbers from 2013 to 2017 are contained in an interim report by the Ontario Human Rights Commission on racial profiling by the Toronto Police.
Rachel Browne
12.10.18
hate crimes

Hate crimes soar by 47 percent in Canada

Police-reported incidents targeting Muslim, Jewish and Black people accounted for most of the increase.
Tamara Khandaker
11.29.18
RACISM

Black People Explain Their Own #PermitPatty Moments

Unfortunately, black people getting the cops called on them is not a rare or new thing. It's an everyday occurrence many are too familiar with.
Janae Price
8.14.18
Culture

When You’re Black, Your Move-in Could Be Reported as a Break-in

If this sounds ridiculous, that’s because it is. So here are 10 tips for living while black.
Jared A. Walker
5.2.18
Culture

A Black Man's Guide to Not Getting Shot by the Cops

Because you never know how your visit to Starbucks will end.
Noel Ransome
4.16.18
News

Canada Honours Civil Rights Icon Viola Desmond by Putting Her On the $10 Bill

Desmond is the first black person and the first non-royal woman on regular Canadian bank notes.
Allison Tierney
3.8.18
slavery

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.
Antoinette Harrell
2.28.18
masculinity

I Was Forced to Fight, Now I'm Learning to Cry

Black boys have to bury their emotions as they face off against racism and chase machismo.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.14.17
Desus & Mero

Desus and Mero Discuss the Former NAACP Head Turned Confederate Activist

The VICELAND hosts talk about H.K. Edgerton's perplexing views.
Sarah Bellman
8.25.17
Culture

People of Colour Talk About the Times They ‘Code Switched’

“Acting white” can be a survival strategy, but it also comes with a lot of baggage.
Moses Monterroza
8.17.17
News

Over Half of Black Toronto Residents Have Been Stopped by Police: Report

It gets worse if you’re a black man between the ages of 25 to 44.
Allison Tierney
7.19.17
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