Black Lives Matter Toronto

police

Toronto school board kicks cops out of high schools

"This is a major victory for Black children, parents, and families," says Black Lives Matter Toronto cofounder Rodney Diverlus.
Tamara Khandaker
11.23.17
Canada 150

'Black Power Hour' Leads the Fight for Prisoners on the East Coast

A radio show co-hosted by activist El Jones is a lifeline for inmates.
Hilary Beaumont
6.29.17
politics

Black Lives Matter Toronto Called Justin Trudeau A ‘White Supremacist Terrorist’

The comments were made at an anti-Islamophobia rally on the weekend.
Manisha Krishnan
2.6.17
column

In One 90-Second Video, Toronto Cops Managed to Piss Off Nearly Everyone

N.W.A was right.
Manisha Krishnan
1.26.17
LGBT

Toronto Police Have Officially Been Banned From Marching in the Gay Pride Parade

Pride Toronto members voted to endorse the demands made by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Manisha Krishnan
1.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pride Toronto Apologizes To Black Lives Matter Toronto For ‘History of Anti-Blackness’

But BLMTO says it wants to see action.
Manisha Krishnan
9.20.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pride Toronto Director Who Snubbed Black Lives Matter Has Resigned

Mathieu Chantelois made some super controversial moves during this year's parade, and now says it's "time for me to move."
Sarah Berman
8.11.16
Interviews

Toronto Cop Who Quit Amidst Racial Tensions Discusses the ‘Hatred’ Currently Facing Police

Marc Rainford said systemic racism in policing exists but he doesn't think Black Lives Matter is making things better.
Manisha Krishnan
7.19.16
News

Outrage, Frustration, and Roasting at Ontario’s First Anti-Racism Public Meeting

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory got schooled last night.
Eternity Martis
7.15.16
News

Black Lives Matter Protest Raises Uncomfortable Questions About Pride’s Identity

A former volunteer quit saying Pride's backpedaling on BLMTO's demands is a 'shame.'
Manisha Krishnan
7.7.16
News

Black Lives Matter on the Pride Controversy and Whether Toronto Is A Racist Hell Hole

"We can't take something hostage that belongs to us, that we created."
Manisha Krishnan
7.6.16
News

Toronto Pride Says It Didn't Agree to Exclude Cops From Future Parades

Black Lives Matters put a list of demands to Pride organizers Sunday, including that cops be barred from future parades.
Manisha Krishnan
7.4.16
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