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Systemic Racism, London Style

A  young black man in a suit says an emotional farewell to his family and drives solemnly to a forbidding, completely unfamiliar institution. Is he going to prison? No, he’s joining the police force.

Through the eyes of the young trainee, Leroy Logan (sensitively played by John Boyega), Oscar-winning writer-director Steve McQueen takes a despairing look at tensions between bad cops and the community they supposedly protect in Red, White and Blue, one of McQueen’s Small Axe series of five films about the Caribbean immigrant enclave in London in which he grew up. Made for the BBC and airing in the U.S. this fall on Amazon Prime Video, Red, White and Blue is premiering here at the New York Film Festival.

This film overlaps thematically with the previous Small Axe offering, Mangrove, about an outraged restaurant owner who led a protest against police harassment that boiled over into

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Report advocates self-determined solutions to systemic problems underlying the ongoing crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Report advocates self-determined solutions to systemic problems underlying the ongoing crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, ONWA
Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, ONWA
Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, ONWA
ONWA Report: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020)
ONWA Report: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020)
ONWA Report: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020)

Toronto, ON, Oct. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, as Sisters in Spirit vigils are being held across the country, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) has released a detailed report outlining key areas of concern and recommendations for moving forward in ending violence against Indigenous women and girls. It comes after the one year mark since the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

The report, titled: Reconciliation with Indigenous Women: Changing the Story of MMIWG (2020), centers Indigenous women, their knowledge and experience, as not only the

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