The white supremacist National Citizens Alliance came to town, once again, and was once again told that it is not welcome in Halifax.
Press release: Recently, Dr. Lynn Jones and two elders of the Black community in Truro were racially profiled when they were approached and questioned by police while watching deer on the side of the road near Jones’ home.
This incident demonstrates the problem of racial profiling and the negative relationship that exists between police and the black community is a provincial wide issue.
PSA: Please join the Dalhousie Black Faculty and Staff Caucus and the Black Cultural Centre for a free public lecture by Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, the new James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
The Islamophobic and xenophobic far-right National Citizens Alliance intends to once again spread its hateful propaganda in Halifax. And once again Haligonians are asked to join a non-violent and noisy protest to put a stop to it this Thursday.
Press release: September 17th, 18th and 19th are the dates set aside for the trial of Shawn Wade Hynes, employed with PQ Properties Limited of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, the person that allegedly brutally shot and almost killed Nhlanhla Dlamini with a high velocity nail gun on September 19, 2018,
“If ever there was a case that was cut and dry this is it. If the Nova Scotia Justice system fails Nhlanhla in their decision and do not hold Nhlahla’s abuser accountable for the damage his crimes have caused it will be a significant miscarriage of justice in our province.”
Angela (Angee) Bowden reflects on 400 years of slavery and the upcoming trial of Shawn Hynes, accused of shooting a pellet gun at his Black fellow worker Nhlanhla Dlamini.
We don’t talk enough here about the environmental and colonial mess that is Muskrat Falls, providing so-called green energy to Nova Scotia via the Maritime Link.
Media advisory: Community members in Halifax will gather for a vigil and rally to commemorate victims of the massacre in the US border town of El Paso on August 3rd, as well as to speak out against the white supremacy and xenophobia which gave rise to the attack.
Raymond Sheppard on the rich history of survival and mutual aid that marked life in African Nova Scotian communities through the ages.
Dr. Lynn Jones was questioned by Truro police when she stopped to watch deer, right in the historic African Nova Scotian Truro neighborhood where her family has lived for many generations. “Please add me to the list of African Nova Scotians who are constantly being racially profiled in this province for no valid reason and while you’re at it, give your constituents in Truro and your Town police a lesson in white privilege , anti Black racism and the history of the founding people of our province and Truro,” she writes in an open letter to Truro’s mayor.