Anthony N. Morgan is a Toronto-based human-rights lawyer, policy consultant and community educator.


Black Canadians sidelined from cannabis economy

Ten months before cannabis was legalized last October, I asked a question: Where are Black Canadians in the cannabis debate? I sought to stimulate active involvement of Canada’s Black communities in our country’s cannabis conversation …

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Doing justice by Black Canadians

(This article has been translated into French.) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently gave a short but significant speech on Parliament Hill announcing that the Government of Canada is officially recognizing the International Decade for People of African …

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Rendre justice aux Canadiens noirs

(Cet article a été traduit de l’anglais.) Dans une allocution aussi brève qu’importante prononcée sur la Colline du Parlement, le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a récemment annoncé que le gouvernement du Canada soulignera officiellement la Décennie …

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Black Canadians and the justice system

Black people are dramatically over-represented in Canada’s prison system, making up 8.6 of the federal prison population, despite the fact they make up only 3 percent of the population. What is more, between 2003 and …

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