The Canadian Progressive: How Chicago Became the First City to Make Reparations to Victims of Police Violence

The recent passage of historic reparations legislation in Chicago means black people who have experienced racial violence at the hands of the police can be granted reparations. The post How Chicago Became the First City to Make Reparations to Victims of Police Violence appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: Finally, the U.S. Steps Closer to Racial Healing With a National Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The U.S. has a history of racial violence against blacks and indigenous peoples. Now is the time to follow the example shown by Canada and South Africa, and begin a national process of truth and reconciliation. The post Finally, the U.S. Steps Closer to Racial Healing With a National Truth and Reconciliation Commission appeared first ...

Melissa Fong: Why White Supremacy & Anti-Blackness should matter to ASIANS: On Dylan Roof’s racist manifesto

I continue to be without words… and with so much rage towards the Charleston AME shooting. And Jon Stewart put it well- some of us are left without words- not […]

The Canadian Progressive: #BlackLivesMatter: Ottawa Vigil For Michael Brown, Against Police Violence

Hundreds of activists are expected at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa this evening for a vigil for slain African American teenager Michael Brown. The post #BlackLivesMatter: Ottawa Vigil For Michael Brown, Against Police Violence appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.