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Sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, protests have been occurring around the world for the last number of weeks. And as today’s guest recently wrote, “current interest in anti-black racism is unprecedented.” Amongst all this frustration, pain and grief being expressed right now is also an incredible opportunity to listen and rethink life in our communities.
Today’s guest is Kofi Hope, a community leader in Toronto, who has been working towards a more just city for years.
- Read Kofi Hope’s piece in the Toronto Star: I’ve worked for years on anti-racism training. Here’s what I’ve learned about how Canadians can take the next steps
- Learn about the Wellesley Institute,
- Follow Kofi on Twitter
- Read “A Call to Courage: An Open Letter to Canadian Urbanists” by Jay Pitter
- “America’s Cities were Designed to Oppress” by Bryan Lee Jr.
- “Safe Streets’ Are Not Safe for Black Lives” by Destiny Thomas
Cover photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash