Roger B. Jones: “35 years ago, I transitioned into a new stage of life. Part of my old self was left on the side of the highway near the Halifax International Airport. Further into the future was of little concern because I was more worried about the immediate possibilities of existing with a spinal cord injury. Soon after though, I could not help thinking; what next?”
I went to yesterday’s Prisoners’ Justice Day event in the Halifax North End public library. Two full hours of information on prisons in Nova Scotia, not easy to summarize, and I am not even trying, to be honest. I just offer some fragments here, there is so much to learn.
Tireless activist Lynn Jones talks about racism in Nova Scotia, her times in the union and the CLC, the 122 day occupation of the employment centre on Gottingen Street, and much more.
Rocky Jones reflects on his many encounters with racism and how it affected him.