By Janica Maya
The protest on anti-Black racism in Toronto has now become a global action bringing many local artists to the streets of Toronto, to show solidarity and support through their art.
Toronto’s infamous Graffiti Alley attracts many people with its bright colours and vibrant images. The initiative “Paint the City Black” gathered over 40 artists to transform the alley with multiple murals to show recognition and solidarity to the Black Lives Matter movement.
By Kassandra Sharma
We all witnessed the unfortunate murder of George Floyd by police and the spark it ignited with the Black Lives Mattermovement worldwide. It can be a little overwhelming to know where to start learning more about racism and how you can contribute or do your part to help the cause. But there is a wealth of resources available, produced and delivered in a variety of media as educational tools.
Books are, of course, always a good place to start. Here are some popular and lesser-known titles VIBE105 recommends.