Lynn Jones speaks to crowd of protestors calling for a $15 minimum wage in Nova Scotia

Lynn Jones speaks to crowd of protestors calling for a $15 minimum wage in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians say ‘shame’ on province for having lowest minimum wage in Canada . HALIFAX — Nova Scotia now has…

Nova Scotia legislature debates bill to ban police street checks [VIDEO]

Nova Scotia legislature debates bill to ban police street checks [VIDEO]

A proposed bill to put a stop to police street checks was up for debate in the Nova Scotia legislature…

Police ‘Street Checks’ to be debated in NS legislature Sept. 18

Police ‘Street Checks’ to be debated in NS legislature Sept. 18

Please SHARE – Tomorrow is the day the NDP can bring their Street Checks Bill up for debate in the legislature.…

NDP pushing environmental racism bill

NDP pushing environmental racism bill

The stench. The smoke. The hazardous materials. And the question of what all of this doing to their health. It’s…

Clayton Cromwell died of a methadone overdose at Dartmouth jail in 2014

Clayton Cromwell died of a methadone overdose at Dartmouth jail in 2014

Justice Department asked to release records in Clayton Cromwell’s death ‘I think that the government uses the Act now to…

Nova Scotia’s SolarHomes program

Nova Scotia’s SolarHomes program

Dennis Wright of Beechville is one of the first Nova Scotians saving money on his electricity bill through the SolarHomes…

Activist El Jones says media making mockery of Chase the Ace winner

Activist El Jones says media making mockery of Chase the Ace winner

A Halifax activist says the media’s treatment of a disgruntled Chase the Ace jackpot winner feeds harmful stereotypes at the…

North Preston basketball player’s dream court lands funding

North Preston basketball player’s dream court lands funding

North Preston basketball player’s dream court lands funding Shaquille Smith hopes new court will help kids become university athletes Source: Carolyn…

The Department of Community Services needs more black foster parents

The Department of Community Services needs more black foster parents

Black children in Nova Scotia’s foster care system face challenges, say advocates Foster parent says every effort should be made…

Family says N.S. doctor shortage delayed removal of grandmother’s body

Family says N.S. doctor shortage delayed removal of grandmother’s body

‘When a person is dead … there should be no such thing as a doctor shortage,’ says Sadie Allen’s granddaughter…

2 former Forces members say racism forced them out of the military

2 former Forces members say racism forced them out of the military

Wallace Fowler and Rubin Coward say they encountered racism at bases throughout Canada Wallace Fowler never saw active combat in…

NS Jamaican Cultural Association rebuts PC leadership candidate

NS Jamaican Cultural Association rebuts PC leadership candidate

April 20, 2018 LETTER OF REBUTTAL TO ARTICLE IN THE TORONTO STAR Re MLA Elizabeth McCrossin: On behalf of the…

Halifax street-checks story nabs CBC national award nomination

Halifax street-checks story nabs CBC national award nomination

Story revealed black people were 3 times more likely to be street checked in Halifax Source: CBC News · Posted: Apr 19,…

New shipbuilding program for Black Nova Scotians

New shipbuilding program for Black Nova Scotians

Twenty African Nova Scotians will have the opportunity to study welding at Nova Scotia Community College A new program launched…

Goalie who was victim of racial slur gets support from NHL player, government

Goalie who was victim of racial slur gets support from NHL player, government

‘I told him he was a very brave young man to do what he did,’ says Chicago Blackhawks forward Anthony…

‘They don’t know they’re victims’: She was trafficked at 17, but didn’t recognize the signs

‘They don’t know they’re victims’: She was trafficked at 17, but didn’t recognize the signs

Source : CBC Radio · March 21 Two years into their relationship, Jade Brooks’s boyfriend gave her an ultimatum: break up or…

Deportation hearing of former Somali child-refugee delayed until after federal hearing in May

Deportation hearing of former Somali child-refugee delayed until after federal hearing in May

By Alexander Quon Online Producer/Reporter  Global News – March 21, 2018 2:49 pm The deportation hearing of a former Somali child-refugee has been adjourned…

North Preston family finally receives title to land after decades-long battle

North Preston family finally receives title to land after decades-long battle

A family from North Preston, N.S., has finally been given title to their land, but not before the death of…

Nova Scotia Giving Black Residents $2.7 Million To Settle Land Rights

Nova Scotia Giving Black Residents $2.7 Million To Settle Land Rights

“People want to get something that they own that they have been on for so long.” . Source: Huffington Post…

Black, Indigenous prisoners over-represented in Nova Scotia jails

Black, Indigenous prisoners over-represented in Nova Scotia jails

Youths are the most over-represented, compared to provincial population SOURCE: Shaina Luck · CBC News · Posted: May 20, 2016 3:19 PM AT |…

The Jamaican Maroons of Nova Scotia, Canada (1796)

The Jamaican Maroons of Nova Scotia, Canada (1796)

In 1796 about 568 Jamaican Maroons from Trelawny Town were deported from Jamaica to Nova Scotia following their rebellion against…

Injustice in the late 1700’s in Nova Scotia, Canada

Injustice in the late 1700’s in Nova Scotia, Canada

FROLICKING & OTHER CRIMES: Justice for the Black Loyalists was rarely blind. In fact, they were assumed to be an…