Racism in the Ranks

Number 28314
Subject Racism
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Year 2018
Publication Date April 27, 2018
Summary The 2018 acquittal of Gerald Stanley in the death of Colten Boushie reverberated across the country. Indigenous people rallied against what they saw as an injustice. “We knew we really went back 10 years, maybe fifteen years on all the work we’ve been trying to do in this province in this country on reconciliation.” – Darlene Okemaysim-Sicotte, Advocate for Indigenous women Stanley shot and killed Boushie after the 22-year-old Cree man and friends had driven on Stanley’s farm in rural Saskatchewan. In the midst of the debate over whether the not guilty verdict was a symptom of systemic racism or support of the right to defend property, APTN Investigates video journalist Trina Roache discovered racist posts by an RCMP (ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE) officer on social media.
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Keywords APTN, racism, indigenous peoples, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Saskatchewan
Related Links https://aptnnews.ca/2018/04/27/aptn-investigates-racism-in-the-ranks/
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