Toronto: BLM Activists Shut Down Pride, Win Ban on Police Floats

HeadlineJul 05, 2016

In Toronto, Black Lives Matter activists shut down Canada’s largest Pride Parade on Sunday, demanding event organizers ban police floats at the parade and commit to hiring more black, trans and indigenous people for future pride events. After successfully stopping the parade for about a half-hour, the pride director met with the activists and agreed to their demands.

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