racial-profiling

News

Nova Scotia Suspends Police Street Checks Following Report On Racial Profiling

The report found black Halifax residents are six times more likely to be stopped by cops than white Haligonians.
Manisha Krishnan
4.17.19
News

Cop Charged in Ottawa Man’s Beating Death Pleads Not Guilty

Constable Daniel Montsion pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the killing of Abdirahman Abdi.
Kieran Delamont
2.4.19
News

Muslim Students Speak Out About Being Targeted By Canadian Spy Agency

Members of many Muslim Students’ Associations across Canada have described strange encounters with CSIS and the RCMP in recent years.
Jack Hauen
11.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Flight Attendants Questioned a Black Doctor for Helping a Sick Passenger

Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford claims they asked for her credentials twice, then grilled her on whether she was "actually an MD."
Arimeta Diop
11.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A White Guy Called the Cops on a Black Woman for Using Her Own Damn Pool

Jasmine Edwards called the incident "a classic case of racial profiling."
Lauren Messman
7.6.18
View My Own

Toronto Cops Ganged Up on a Black Journalist Who Accused Them of Racial Profiling

When it comes to race, the police have nothing to be smug about.
Manisha Krishnan
3.2.18
News

Human Rights Commission Will Investigate Racial Profiling by Toronto Police

The Ontario commission wants to find out which police interactions most commonly involve discrimination.
Katie Toth
11.30.17
Film

In ‘Black Cop’, It’s White People Who Are Getting Racially Profiled

We spoke to director Cory Bowles about why he felt the need to be so direct with his message.
Noel Ransome
9.15.17
Dreads

Memo To White Dudes: Stop Asking Black Men With Dreads For Drugs

"People probably assume that I’m a drug dealer before a professor."
Manisha Krishnan
8.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Said He's 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The former Arizona sheriff was recently found guilty of contempt of court in connection with his legacy of encouraging racial profiling.
Drew Schwartz
8.14.17
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
RACISM

How Would Jagmeet Singh’s Ban on Racial Profiling Work?

"What it does is send a message to all of society that this is something we will not tolerate."
Manisha Krishnan
7.18.17
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