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Well-known Montreal businessman says police harrass and unfairly profile him

MONTREAL – When you first meet Corey Shapiro, one word comes to mind: flashy.

From his colourful wardrobe to the diamond grills on his teeth, he’s definitely one-of-a-kind. 278 more words

News

For Michael Brown and Fergusson

Beneath a black moon
I bled for the mountainside
And for the homeless
In the city of the valley
Where night spurs

In black flanks… 118 more words

Poetry

7 Policies to advocate for #BlackLivesMatter

In my social circles online and in person, I’ve seen and heard people wondering what they can do in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. I certainly can’t claim to speak for the movement, but from what I’ve heard and read from other participants, I’ve compiled a short, non-exhaustive list of policies you can support to end police profiling, brutality, and impunity against Black folks in the US. 800 more words

Race And Racism

Michael Brown, The Aftermath, What do You Think?

If you’ve watched the news or interacted with any social media, over the past 48 hours, the terms:

* Fergeson

* Michael Brown

* Grand Jury… 183 more words

Walking Tightrope High Over Moral Ground

YouTube pranksters expose police racial profiling in NY — RT USA


Two YouTube pranksters have staged a small experiment- in one case they wore western clothes and argued in front of policeman who said nothing. In the other, they did the same but in Muslim clothes and were stopped and frisked by the same officer. 104 more words

Government

HE SAID, "'I CAN'T BREATHE'" : FOR THE LIVES OF THOSE TAKEN : TRIBUTE TO ERIC GARNER

JUSTICE FOR ERIC GARNER

As an African-American female residing abroad, I can attest to uncomfortable, racially incited situations involving police officers, border police, albeit, authority figures, in Europe and Stateside. 252 more words

New York City Law Allowing Police Profiling Suits Upheld

By Chris Dolmetsch

A New York City law that allows citizens to bring lawsuits against police officers for racial profiling was upheld by a state judge, dismissing a lawsuit filed by public safety unions challenging the measure. 393 more words

Law