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Saturday, June 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Policing Black Lives and Resistance Across Borders

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How is policing Black lives in Canada & the US both parallel & divergent? What does this mean for shared struggles & possibilities for solidarity? Join authors Robyn Maynard, Andrea Ritchie, and activist Leroi Newbold of Black Lives Matter Toronto/Freedom School to discuss cross-border possibilities for organizing around police violence in all forms, Black Lives Matter Toronto’s successful campaign to remove police from schools, and building alternative institutions free from violence and police.

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Robyn Maynard

Author Policing Black Lives, Black Lives Matter Toronto
Robyn Maynard is an author and community organizer based in MontreÃÅal. She has been a part of grassroots movements for sex workers rights, migrants rights and Black liberation, working against racial profiling, police violence, detention and deportation for over a decade. Most... Read More →
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Leroi NewBold

Black Lives Matter Toronto
LeRoi Newbold is a steering committee member of BlackLivesMatter ‚Äì Toronto, and has designed Afrocentric/Black focused curriculum and has taught at the Africentric Alternative School for the past 9 years. LeRoi has worked with children and youth for the past 14 years as a teacher... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 123

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