Vigil for Jermaine Carby

Police cars close intersection at vigil for Jermaine Carby

Closure of the Queen/Kennedy intersection in the city of Brampton over the killing of Jermaine Carby three months ago

"Vigil at Kennedy and Queen in #Brampton for Jermaine Carby shot by police in Sept @CityNews"

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Liberalism in #BlackLivesMatter

I don’t really like how this conversation around the police shootings is going down in the #BlackLivesMatter movement. It’s starting to tread down a liberal/respectability politics path.

Line of police officers with rifles aimed and ready to fire

1. Liberalism in the movement denounces him because his actions aren’t valid insofar as they are violent.

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Media Mornings—Police, racism, gender & violence

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Media Mornings / Democracy North

INDEPENDENT CANADIAN RADIO NEWS HOUR • Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver award: —“You’re guaranteed to hear things that will never crack the mainstream media”

Mon, Dec 8: Media Mornings—Police, racism, gender & violence (Network for Elimination of Police Violence)—BC Health firings: Tyee’s Andrew MacLeod

Posted on December 8, 2014 by w2radio

W2MEDIA.CA  |  Today’s 7-8am Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm:

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Protests after no charges laid in slaying of Eric Garner

Protests in New York City after no charges were filed in the choking death of Eric Garner. Photo Jacqueline Silberbush/VICE

  • 05:00 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 24:00 — Interview with Ajamu Nangwaya (organizer with the Network for the Elimination of Police Violence and educator and he holds a doctorate in the field of adult education and community development) and Andrea Anderson (PhD Candidate, Osgoode Hall Law School, researcher on gendered & racialized violence, policing, racialization of crime, and law and punishment).
  • 51:00 — Interview with Andrew MacLeod (Legislative reporter, The Tyee) on what’s at stake in the BC Health ministry’s firing of health researchers in 2012, links to the controversial Pfizer drug Champix they were researching, and what may and may not be in an upcoming investigation report.
  • Music: Dead Prez (“Police State”), A Tribe Called Red (“Burn Your Village to the Ground”), Sarah Harmer (“1st Lady”).