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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BLACK LIVES MATTER IN CANADA


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Hundreds of protesters shut down a portion of Allen Rd. for nearly two hours Monday evening to call for justice in the cases of two local black men killed by police in the past year.


The protest, organized by Black Lives Matter Toronto, started as a “day of action” rally around 5 p.m. at Eglinton Gilbert Parkette. The parkette, near Eglinton Ave. W. and Caledonia Rd., is steps from the building where Andrew Loku, a 45-year-old man from South Sudan, was fatally shot by Toronto police in early July....

Protesters also expressed solidarity for Sandra Bland, a black woman arrested during a traffic stop in Texas and found dead in her jail cell three days later of an apparent suicide.


The Star


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