Calls for police reform and changes to the way Pride celebrations are carried out echoed across Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square on Sunday.
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Posters and artwork with messages against hate are quickly accumulating along a wall at an east Toronto hospital construction site, just weeks after nooses were found at the same location.
Dionne Callahan told Global News she was riding the subway Friday afternoon when a woman sitting across from her wrote a racist word in marker on the wall.
EllisDon, which manages the site along with Govan Brown, said the noose was discovered at 81 Bay St. on Thursday, prompting police to be called.
Two Black woman allege a Toronto bylaw officer racially profiled them during a visit to a city park on Tuesday.
"We all have to share this planet, so we're all just trying to live together and at the end of the day and nobody should be judged — no matter what — because of the pigment of their skin."
WARNING: Some offensive language. A Toronto community leader invited Global News to a neighbourhood with an almost entirely Black population to hear everyday stories of overt anti-Black racism in the city.
"We've been looking at this issue of police violence and people dying in police custody for decades, and people have come up with so many recommendations and pathways pointing to ways to save lives and it just hasn't been implemented."