Tag Archives: anti-Black racism

Radio — Demanding justice for Black cleaning workers in Halifax

Taylor MacLean is a cleaning worker who lives in Halifax. Darius Mirshahi is an organizer with SEIU Local 2 in the same city, in particular with their Justice for Janitors campaign. Scott Neigh interviews them about anti-Black racism in the … Continue reading

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Radio — Fighting the school-to-prison pipeline in Toronto

Alison Fisher is a teacher in the Toronto District School Board. Melanie Carrington is a social worker and the mother of a son who is currently in elementary school in Toronto. Both are also graduate students, as well as members … Continue reading

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Radio — Building unapologetically Black spaces in Winnipeg

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Alexa Potashnik. She is the founder of Black Space Winnipeg, a group that works to create spaces that are unapologetically pro-Black and Afrocentric, while also acting in solidarity … Continue reading

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Radio — Black youth opposing gentrification and empowering community

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Kyturea Jones, Payton Ashe, and Donntayia Jones. They are members of the North End Community Action Committee, a Black youth-led community … Continue reading

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Radio — A community challenging racial profiling in stores

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Ann Divine and Pastor Lennett Anderson about the racial profiling that Black people and other racialized people often experience in stores — … Continue reading

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Radio — Fighting anti-Black racism in Canada: Past, present, future

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Akua Benjamin and Rinaldo Walcott. They are prominent activists and scholars, and founders of the Anti-Black Racism Network in Toronto. Today’s guests … Continue reading

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Radio — Organizing against racism and anti-Blackness on a very white campus

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Cicely-Belle Blain. She is a fourth year student at the University of British Columbia, and she was one of the organizers behind … Continue reading

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