The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission has handed down a damning report into an unlawful policing strategy. It’s the latest example of First Nations children being over-policed.
The Proud Boys are more of a loosely affiliated street gang than they are a unified right-wing militia, researchers say. But police ignore the threats from these groups, and their threats grow.
Canada must reflect on the profound consequences of over-surveillance on the freedoms of religion, expression and association — particularly for Muslim Canadians — and their impact on equality.
Montréal’s response to a new report on racial profiling shows little appetite for change.
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms prohibits Canadian police from using excessive force and conducting unreasonable searches. But research has found many cases of police violating the Charter.
Like many large institutions, the Met remains in denial about the scale of its racism problem. The Casey review falls short in its recommendations for how to address it.
A recent study highlights how mass surveillance of Muslim communities by Canadian intelligence is based on racist stereotypes about Muslims.
The greedy tendencies of police departments help illustrate why public police funding is a major problem today in Canada and the United States.
My profiling experience left me questioning how I am viewed in wider society.
Injustices towards the Palestinians’ struggle don’t stop at the borders of Gaza or the boundaries of East Jerusalem. Across Canada, the atmosphere is menacing for those who speak up for justice.
New research on Wisconsin’s changing demographics suggests that racial integration and political polarization were a combustible combination in Kenosha, where violence erupted in August.
It is not just policing agencies that have a systemic racism problem, Canadian prisons do too
Research on excessive use of force by police and the sociological context and psychological characteristics of killer cops point to useful policy measures.
Algorithms can take much of the hard work out of tough decisions. But to avoid problems like the Robodebt debacle or unfair parole rulings, we need to ensure machines operate with human-like ethics.
A new report on Mexicans in the US paints a troubling picture about the treatment of the country’s largest immigrant group.
Is a $25 million judgement against Oberlin College going to chill free speech – or is the wealth of a publicly subsidized private college helping polarize debates about race and politics?
How do we reconcile the daily racism that Black people face in our country with our public expressions of multicultural pride?
Last week a young Black scholar at a Canadian conference was detained. Defending oneself against racial profiling has a detrimental impact on the health of racialized people.
Police practices like stop and frisk are often criticized as racial profiling. But it can be tricky to figure out from the data which officers are the worst offenders.
An incident in which a Smith College employee called police on a black student who ‘seemed out of place’ is just the latest in a string of cases of racial ‘profiling by proxy,’ three scholars argue.