• Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present
by Robyn Maynard
Learn more about Robyn’s book Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present here: https://robynmaynard.com/policing-black-lives/
Delving behind Canada’s veneer of multiculturalism and tolerance, Policing Black Lives traces the violent realities of anti-blackness from the slave ships to prisons, classrooms and beyond. Robyn Maynard provides readers with the first comprehensive account of over four hundred years of state-sanctioned surveillance, criminalization and punishment of Black lives in Canada.
• The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power
by Desmond Cole
Learn more about Desmond Cole’s national bestselling book, The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power here: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/536075/the-skin-were-in-by-desmond-cole/9780385686341
Both Cole’s activism and journalism find vibrant expression in his first book, The Skin We’re In. Puncturing the bubble of Canadian smugness and naive assumptions of a post-racial nation, Cole chronicles just one year—2017—in the struggle against racism in this country.
• Until We are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada
by Rodney Diverlus, Sandy Hudson, and Syrus Marcus Ware
Sandy is one of the authors of Until We are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada, a book that describes the latest developments in Canadian Black activism, organizing efforts through the use of social media, Black-Indigenous alliances, and more.
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