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Nov 23, 2017, 01:37 ET Media Advisory - Black Lives Matter - Toronto and #NoMoreSROs Coalition Host Press Conference on TDSB Decision to Permanently Eliminate its SRO Program

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto (BLMTO), along with Education Not Incarceration (ENI) and the Latinx, Afro-Latin-America, Abya Yala Education Network (LAEN) will hold a...


Sep 19, 2017, 09:31 ET Black Lives Matter - Toronto shuts down Yonge and Bloor Intersection, Demands Let Beverley Braham Stay!

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter – Toronto (BLMTO) activists have occupied the intersection of Yonge street and Bloor street, demanding that immigration detainee and mother and wife ...


Aug 04, 2017, 15:07 ET Black Lives Matter-Toronto Freedom School to Host Closing Fashion/Art Show

TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter-Toronto's second annual three-week long Freedom School will be holding a closing event, entitled, "Fashion Statement" on Friday, August 4th at 7p.m at ...


Jul 02, 2017, 15:04 ET Advisory - Black Lives Matter - Toronto Joins Montreal Vigil For Pierre Coriolan

MONTREAL, July 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter – Toronto organizers are joining a coalition of Black organizations in Montreal to demonstrate against the police killing of Pierre Coriolan. This...


Jun 25, 2017, 17:56 ET Black Lives Matter declare that they have helped create a more inclusive Toronto Pride Parade

TORONTO, June 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto activists marched in the Toronto Pride Parade today despite widespread reports that they would not attend. The group staged a somber...


Jun 14, 2017, 12:00 ET Black Lives Matter-Toronto attend Coroner's inquest into the killing of Andrew Loku; Officer who shot Andrew Loku identified

TORONTO, June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Black Lives Matter - Toronto, along with community members are attending the Coroner's inquest into the killing of Andrew Loku by the Toronto Police Services....


Dec 03, 2016, 09:00 ET Black Lives Matter - Toronto to Host a Concert Fundraiser for the Watah Theatre

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto will host a concert fundraiser benefitting Toronto's Watah Theatre, directed by internationally-renowned artist d'bi young anitafrika. The...


Dec 02, 2016, 12:50 ET Media Advisory - Black Lives Matter - Toronto to Host a Concert Fundraiser for the Watah Theatre

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto will host a concert fundraiser benefitting Toronto's Watah Theatre, directed by internationally-renowned artist d'bi young anitafrika. The...


Aug 23, 2016, 18:50 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Black Lives Matter - Toronto to hold Nation-wide demonstrations for Abdirahman Abdi

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto will hold a demonstration at the Special Investigations Unit Headquarters on the evening of Wednesday, August 24 to demand justice for...


Aug 15, 2016, 09:13 ET Black Lives Matter - Toronto shuts down Yonge & Dundas intersection; demands justice for Abdirahman Abdi

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter – Toronto (BLMTO) activists held a press conference at Yonge and Dundas Square demanding justice for Abdirahman Abdi. The 37-year old was a Black,...


Jul 30, 2016, 12:00 ET Black Lives Matter - Toronto Freedom School Children Demonstrate at U.S. Consulate to Declare: All Black Lives Matter!

TORONTO, July 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter – Toronto (BLM – TO) Freedom School students are demonstrating in front of the U.S. Consulate today, declaring, "All Black Lives Matter!" The...


Jul 28, 2016, 20:55 ET Media Advisory - Black Lives Matter - Toronto Freedom School children to hold #allblacklivesmatter demonstration at US Consulate

TORONTO, July 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter – Toronto (BLM – TO) Freedom School students will hold an #AllBlackLivesMatter demonstration on Saturday, July 30. Friday marked the final day of the ...


Jul 28, 2016, 20:47 ET Media Advisory - Black Lives Matter - Toronto to open art exhibition from Freedom School initiative this Friday

TORONTO, July 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter – Toronto (BLM – TO) will hold an opening event of an art exhibition at B.A.N.D. Gallery on Friday, July 29 to showcase the artwork created by...


Jul 07, 2016, 00:27 ET Media Advisory: Black Lives Matter - Toronto to hold press conference regarding Pride Toronto with black LGBT community members

TORONTO, July 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto will hold a press conference this morning at 10:00 a.m. to provide comment on the events that led to the action at Pride Toronto. They will...


Jul 03, 2016, 15:22 ET Black Lives Matter - Toronto halts the Pride Parade

TORONTO, July 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto, Pride Toronto's 2016 Honoured Group, and allies have halted the Pride parade to challenge and address anti-Blackness within Pride Toronto....


Apr 20, 2016, 21:48 ET Black Lives Matter - Toronto responds to Mayor Tory's public forum announcement with cautious optimism and confusion

TORONTO, April 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter organizers are encouraged but perplexed by Mayor John Tory's recent commitment to a public forum. After almost one year of insisting Mayor Tory...


Mar 31, 2016, 22:15 ET Black Lives Matter Protesters Host Mini Vigil Outside Kathleen Wynne's House

TORONTO, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - This evening, Black Lives Matter - Toronto protesters hosted a vigil to remember Andrew Loku outside of Kathleen Wynne's home. They left a wreath and photos in his...


Mar 29, 2016, 11:56 ET Black Lives Matter Protesters Zero in on Politicians in Week Two of #BLMTOTentCity Protest Against Anti-Black Police Brutality

TORONTO, March 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Toronto's Black communities are vowing to bring their anti-police brutality protest directly to politicians in the second week of their demonstration. Black...


Mar 26, 2016, 15:31 ET Prominent artists and cultural leaders sign Black Lives Matter - Toronto #BLMTOtentcity solidarity statement

TORONTO, March 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Over 100 prominent artists and community leaders have released an open letter in support of the ongoing Black Lives Matter - Toronto protests: #BLMTOtentcity. The...


Mar 26, 2016, 12:00 ET #BLMTOTentCity protesters hold anti-police brutality rally, joined by American Black Lives Matter activists and indigenous activists

TORONTO, March 26, 2016 /CNW/ - At 4:00 p.m. today, Black Torontonian communities will be joined by allies from all over the city in a rally to protest anti-Black racism in policing. The action is...


Mar 24, 2016, 21:00 ET Black Torontonians Savagely Snatch all of the Toronto Police Services' Edges at #BLMTOTentCity as Protest Nears 100 Hours

TORONTO, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Black activists in Toronto are giving themselves a collective two snaps for continuing to speak truth to power about anti-Black racism even in the face of police...


Mar 24, 2016, 14:35 ET Media Advisory - Black Lives Matter - Toronto and lawyer, Saron Gebresellassi - Press conference to announce lawsuit against Toronto Police

TORONTO, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. alongside Litigation Lawyer, Saron Gebresellassi, to announce a lawsuit against...


Mar 23, 2016, 06:23 ET Media Advisory - Black Lives Matter - Toronto press conference on response to carding regulations and to denounce recent police violence

TORONTO, March 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Black Lives Matter - Toronto activists will hold a press conference this morning at 7:30 a.m. to respond to the Province's recent carding regulation announcement....


Jul 13, 2015, 08:00 ET Community demands answers from Toronto Police Service, Mayor John Tory in police killing of Andrew Loku

TORONTO, July 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the Black community in Toronto are demanding answers from Police Chief Mark Saunders and Mayor John Tory after Andrew Loku was killed in his apartment...