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Month: July 2016

Red & White, Blue On Black

Post Views: 580 As a Canadian, with recent events in the USA, there is a tendency to view “Blue On Black” shootings as a unique issue to the USA’s “Jim Crow” heritage. It occurred to me that this isn’t terribly fair; Canada has is own MacBethian hand stains, as pertains to First Nations. So, I did some research. Canada does have its own list of people killed by law enforcement officers. 133 people have died in Canada — for whatever reason — as a result of the actions of police. But … for comparison to the USA … that number is since the year 1950. Total. That is about two a year. By comparison, in the the USA, as of yesterday it was 65 for 2016 alone. Now, there are…

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