PSA: In this interactive literary reading, Afua Cooper will use text, music, photography, and her own body to bring poetry to life. Her performance will capture crucial moments in Black culture in Nova Scotia and beyond.
Today, students across Nova Scotia will walk out of class in support of Wet’suwet’en and Indigenous land and water defenders who are protecting their sovereign and unceded land from harmful oil and gas infrastructure of the Coastal Gas Link Pipeline and militarized force of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Kendall Worth spent the weekend at the NS NDP Policy convention and reflects on his long and rewarding career in journalism
The current complaint system at the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission doesn’t seem to be working. Those who have been traumatized by racism, sexism and hate seem to be re-victimized.
Open Letter: Women’s Wellness Within is calling on the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services to follow British Columbia and Manitoba in ending the discriminatory and racist practice of issuing birth alerts for “at risk” mothers and their babies.
There are so many concrete things HRM could and should do to make this city safer for all, but HRM rather focuses on “raising awareness,” writes Martyn Williams.
Yesterday’s Taking Back the Streets with Joy was a celebration of African-Nova Scotian Youth and the Black Community. Judy Haiven reports.
The cold weather didn’t stop Indigenous people and their allies from coming to the Public Gardens in downtown Halifax to attend the Red Dresses in K’jipuktuk event on Saturday afternoon. Two plainclothes cops also showed up. Elizabeth Goodridge tells the story.
Brenda Thompson on Potters Fields and unmarked Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian graves in Halifax and elsewhere.