racism

Long seen as radical, Black Lives Matter goes mainstream

The Black Lives Matter movement boasts a following of millions across social media platforms

Police board requests racial, gender analysis of Victoria police force

Board’s motion one of many working to address racism, discrimination in policing

History of systemic racism between RCMP and First Nations must be addressed: B.C. chief

Recent protests spark renewed calls for police reform and healing to move forward

Teach Black history to fight racism, starting in elementary school: B.C. students

Students say current anti-racism protests in the U.S. and Canada point to a need for lessons

George Floyd mural appears on Victoria street

Victoria artist Paul Archer painted the mural outside his shop on Fort Street

B.C. residents most likely to feel hate crimes have gone up amid pandemic: StatsCan

Survey found that 15 per cent of British Columbians think hate-motivated crimes have increased

‘He is going to change the world’: Hundreds attend funeral held for George Floyd

George Floyd’s death at the hands of police led to protests across the world

Racist comments hurled at two women in Vancouver Island restaurant

Man removed from premises, arrested for mischief, causing a disturbance, breach of probation

‘These are preventable lives lost’

Port Alberni calls for justice after death of Chantel Moore

School district, Saanich police investigate racist, violent online yearbook comments

Mount Douglas Secondary yearbook taken down after derogatory messages posted

Racist graffiti left on building in Victoria’s Chinatown

VicPD asks anyone with information on June 5 incident to come forward

Racism is here too, say Islands black community leaders

White Vancouver Islanders have role to play in combatting systems of oppression, prejudice

PHOTOS: Hundreds line up for George Floyd’s memorial in Houston

Floyd was killed when a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck

Amid anti-racism protests, Trudeau promises to push police body cameras with premiers

Prime minister said everyone should be able to feel safe calling the police

Ministers concerned by brutality claims during Indigenous chief’s arrest

Athabasca Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam said he was the victim of police brutality

When protesters cry ‘defund the police,’ what does it mean?

State and local governments spent $115 billion on policing in 2017

PHOTOS: Thousands attend Vancouver Island rallies for Black Lives Matter

Victoria’s Centennial Park overflowed with chants, signs and peaceful protestors

Anti-racism protesters rally around world, topple statue of slave trader in U.K.

Demonstrators attached ropes to the statue of Edward Colston before pulling it down to cheers from the crowd