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Black Legal Action Centre

Established in 2017, the Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) is an independent not-for-profit community legal clinic that combats individual and systemic anti-Black racism by providing free legal services, conducting research, developing public legal education materials, and engaging in test case litigation and law reform. BLAC offers a range of legal services on issues related to […]

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Living In Colour

York University associate professor of Black Studies of the Americas, Andrea A. Davis, joins host Farah Nasser to discuss how harmful it is for politicians to ignore Canada’s history of anti-Black racism, why Black bodies are policed the way that they are, as well as how some people use anti-Blackness for their own benefit.

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Remember Africville

Africville, a small black settlement, lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the 1960s, the families who lived there were uprooted and their homes demolished in the name of urban renewal and integration. Now, more than twenty years later, the site of the community of Africville is a stark, under-utilized park. Former

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Across Boundaries

Across Boundaries provides equitable, inclusive, and holistic mental health and addiction services for racialized people across the Greater Toronto Area. Across Boundaries acknowledges the impact of racism and anti-Black racism on mental health. We believe in empowering individuals to take control of their health in their healing journeys.

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FAMHAS

FAMHAS outreach programs and educational sessions provide information and resources to help eliminate stereotypes and stigma about mental health and addiction in the black community. Through these sessions, they are able to open the doors to have conversations about mental health, redefine what it is, and share knowledge to clarify misconceptions.

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