Sign the petition demanding that charges against Santina be dropped, police be investigated and charged, and Walmart compensate Santina.
PSA: This Wednesday -Feb 5th: Reparations:Exploring a basis for a claim. North Branch Library, Halifax.
Also, Friday, February 29: ”From Enslavement to Reparation” All day workshop
The defacement of the well known Mi’kmaq billboard at the NS-NB border is not an isolated incident. Pockets of Nova Scotia’s social media are abuzz with anti-Indigenous sentiments and the likes of Rebel Media are fanning the flames.
Reporter Elizabeth Goodridge attended a flash mob and round dance in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en people at the Halifax Shopping Centre.
Raymond Sheppard meets with IWK officials after he and his grandson were kept waiting at the ER. “I felt and still feel, or should I say I know, that I was passed over because I am African Nova Scotian,” he writes.
Meet the confederate lawn tractor guy, a man who thinks it’s hilarious to ride around Greenwood Heights, a Timberlea subdivision, on top of a riding lawn mower featuring the confederate flag. He posts videos of this on his YouTube channel, and he has a Facebook page. People feel intimidated and are afraid to speak out.
On this bitterly cold afternoon some 20 people gathered at the Grand Parade to remember the horrific attack three years ago on a Quebec City mosque and the six men who were murdered, Mamadou Tanou Barry, 42, Abdelkrim Hassane, 41, Khaled Belkacemi, 60, Aboubaker Thabti, 44, Azzeddine Soufiane, 57, and Ibrahima Barry, 39.
After a wait of many months Town of Shelburne councillors told local clean water activists that an offer by filmmaker and actor Ellen Page to pay for the drilling of a well to benefit a Black community within Town limits is not viable.
Wednesday, January 29, 5 PM – 6 PM, Grand Parade, Halifax
This weekend’s video is Black Mother, Black Daughter, by the amazing poet, artist, historian and filmmaker Sylvia Hamilton.