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News in Review - October 2020 The Shooting of Jacob Blake: Protests, Boycotts and Racial Tensions

In August 2020, an African-American man named Jacob Blake was shot in the back seven times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Protestors took to the streets demanding an end to police violence against Black people. Counter-protestors also poured into the streets bringing about clashes during which three more people were shot — two fatally. A 17-year old teenager was charged. ...
  • 2020
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/21/2020

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CBC Kids News A brief history of the Black Lives Matter movement Must-See

CBC Kids News contributor Elijah Sandiford digs into the history of the Black Lives Matter movement. Historian and sociologist Afua Cooper describes some critical moments in black history and Vancouver activist Jacob Callender-Prasad talks about his role fighting anti-Black racism.
  • 2020
  • 00:07:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

The Fifth Estate Black Lives Matter: The Disruptors

It grew in just a couple of years from a hashtag to a powerful movement that has taken on police shootings of black people and is defiantly challenging the political establishment. Black Lives Matter (BLM) now has over 40 chapters in the United States and Canada. The Fifth Estate takes you inside the movement with the people who helped build it. Janaya ...
  • 2017
  • 00:45:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/26/2017

News in Review - October 2016 Black Lives Matter: Activism in the Face of Racism in the U.S.

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement was formed in 2013 to bring attention to the plight of black people in America and to campaign against violence and systemic racism. African-Americans are five times more likely to be killed by police than white men in the U.S. The summer of 2016 saw still more black men shot by police. Activists responded ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/19/2016

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News in Review - October 2014 Michael Brown's Shooting: Racial Divide in America

The shooting death of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri this past summer sparked widespread protests and violence. Michael Brown's death brought calls for authorities to address racial tension in the mostly black community that is policed by a mostly white force. It's not an uncommon problem in the U.S.
  • 2014
  • 00:18:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/07/2014

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The Hour The Hour Gets Character

George Stroumboulopoulos brings us captivating stories about people who have made a difference in our world: James Orbinski, the founder of Doctors Without Borders, former UN commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour, and the riveting story of Master Corporal Paul Franklin, to name a few. Featuring interviews with Louise Arbour, Master Corporal Paul Franklin, Andrew Young, Julio Montaner, John Bul ...
  • 2009
  • 01:52:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 1995 The Million Man March: Black Men in America

The new awareness among blacks in North America is the point of departure for looking at ongoing racial issues.
  • 1995
  • 00:13:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1995

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