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In May 2020, George Floyd was murdered by the police of Minneapolis. Huge protests for racial justice brought back the Black Lives Matter movement, and Defund The Police gained widespread popularity. What does it mean exactly? How does violence and police brutality affect black lives in USA and Canada? What are the similarities and differences between the two countries? How does police defunding look practically? Featuring Larry Rouseau (Executive Vice-President at the Canadian Labour Congress) Tasia Cassandra Brown (National Communications Officer at AFPC, President of Canadian Association of Labour Media), and Councillor Jean Swanson (Vancouver City Councillor).
In May 2020, George Floyd was murdered by the police of Minneapolis. Huge protests for racial justice brought back the Black Lives Matter movement, and Defund The Police gained widespread popularity. What does it mean exactly? How does violence and police brutality affect black lives in USA and Canada? What are the similarities and differences between the two countries? How does police defunding look practically? Featuring Larry Rouseau (Executive Vice-President at the Canadian Labour Congress) Tasia Cassandra Brown (National Communications Officer at AFPC, President of Canadian Association of Labour Media), and Councillor Jean Swanson (Vancouver City Councillor). read more read less

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