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Viral Racism

For a moment, the top news story is not about the number of dead from COVID 19. For the moment, the headlines are about the death/murder of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of a white police officer. For the moment, they are about the outrage and frustration as people take to the

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Playwright and Actor Beau Dixon Honoured at Black History Month Proclamation

On Sunday, February 2, Peterborough actor, playwright and musician Beau Dixon was honoured by The City of Peterborough and an appreciative community audience as the highlight of this year’s Black History Month Proclamation Ceremony. Beau’s plays and performances have brought previously untold stories of Canada’s black history to stages across the country — including over

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Many Windows, One Light 2019
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Many Windows, One Light 2019

Many Windows, One Light 2019: An afternoon of dialogue and story-sharing towards a caring and welcoming community The Mount Community Centre Saturday, February 9, 2019 · 1-6:30 pm Including presentations, dialogue, artmaking & potluck dinner Bernie Farber: Opening ‘Provocateur’ Chair, Canadian Anti-Hate Network · National context, and community response FREE … but come prepared to participate

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I Am Not Your Negro
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I Am Not Your Negro

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends-Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin’s death in 1987, he

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