DOC | It Takes A Riot: Race, Rebellion, Reform – FREE STREAM
The acclaimed documentary It Takes A Riot: Race, Rebellion, Reform is now freely available to stream online.
Simon Black, Brock U Assistant Professor in the Department of Labour Studies, co-wrote and co-produced the film in 2017 with co-writer/director Howard Grandison and co-producer Idil Abdillahi. The documentary tells the story of the Yonge Street Uprising on May 4, 1992, a rally organized by the Black Action Defence Committee in protest of both the Rodney King verdict in Los Angeles and the shooting death of a young Black man, Raymond Lawrence, by Toronto police. Tim talks to Simon about it.