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Protest camp torn down near dawn at Saskatchewan legislature

REGINA — A camp on the Saskatchewan legislature lawn where people had been protesting racial injustice and the disproportionate number of Indigenous children apprehended by child-welfare workers has been dismantled. The protesters included the mother of Colten Boushie, an Indigenous man who was killed by a farmer in 2016. Boushie’s… … Keep Reading

USA

CNN says illegal immigrants should be exempt from the law

Imagine a man getting pulled over driving drunk with his child in the backseat, would you suggest putting that child in protective services? Or use your “discretion” to let the man continue driving drunk with his child in the back seat? CNN suggests the law should use “discretion” on illegal… … Keep Reading

Canada

Groups want probe into Vancouver police carding, citing racial profiling

VANCOUVER — Indigenous and civil rights groups have asked British Columbia’s police complaints commissioner to investigate a significant racial disparity in the Vancouver Police Department’s use of street checks. The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and the B.C. Civil Liberties Association say Indigenous and black people are over-represented in the… … Keep Reading

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