Here, people can’t afford to lose jobs. In the instance that someone does because of racist rhetoric, our failure to hold them accountable is compounded.
“We just started last week. I feel like this is the beginning of something.”
It’s easy for white people to deny that racism exists in Newfoundland & Labrador. Black people in this province can’t afford to think like that.
The controversy over police presence at the St. John’s Pride parade has revealed more about the politics of solidarity than some of us wanted to know.
Why the debate over off-duty police officers’ uniformed participation in Pride reveals deep divides in the LGBTQ community and the need for a more attentive and collaborative activism around Pride Week.
For all the negative things it will do to our province, the Liberals’ austerity budget is bringing people together in a very meaningful way.
Organizers say members of the Black community and their allies will continue to demand an end to anti-Black racism and police brutality.
“It was a true sign of solidarity against systemic racism.”