Ontario’s Premier dismisses comments about her impromtu ‘Black Lives Matter Meeting’ with protesters

Apr 6, 2016 | GTA | 0 comments

On Monday, Premier Kathleen Wynne agreed with Black Lives Matter Protestors who said there is “anti-black racism” in Ontario society. That comment angered Toronto police union head, Mike McCormack who said there’s no way that statement does not suggest there is anti-black racism in the Toronto Police Service. However, Wynne dismissed McCormack response as a misinterpretation of what she said. Premier Wynne says statistics show there is systematic racism in the society which should be addressed. 

Wynne has responded to questions about a tweet posted by Black Lives Matter co-founder, Yusra Khogali, which reads, “Plz Allah give me strength not to cuss/kill these men and white folks out here today. Plz plz plz.” this tweet has been deemed racist. However, Premier Wynne says she cannot use an individual tweet to judge the entire Black Lives Matter group.

 

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