Tag Archives: police brutality

Community Safety vs. Community Anxiety: the role of the police in Toronto

A must-watch documentary highlighting the prevalence of racial profiling and police brutality in Toronto, as well promoting methods that enhance community safety versus rendering community anxiety. This great doc was created by Toronto’s Policing Learning Initiative, a grass-roots think-tank composed of youth leaders living in the GTA who were concerned about policing issues within the […]

Fruitvale Station; the horrors of police brutality

I had the chance to watch Fruitvale Station today – what a fantastic film. It depicts the true-life story of Oscar, a 22-year old African American male who was brutally shot by the San Francisco police on New Year’s Eve of 2009. Michael B. Jordan plays Oscar, and was ridiculously genuine and honest in his […]