Toronto Gangs

Does Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Have a White Saviour Complex?

Anthony Morgan | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Anthony Morgan

On a recent radio segment, Doug Ford boldly proclaimed, "There's no one that helps black youth more than Rob Ford," followed by, "These are kids who have nothing." If Mayor Ford really does hold the view that the black youths he helps have "nothing" without his football program, he is only furthering the sentiment that no matter how hard black people and communities work, they still have "nothing" if their hard work and perseverance is not supported by a white saviour.

That Gangster Could Be the Next Bill Gates

Anthony Morgan | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada
Anthony Morgan

In a speech recently delivered in Westminster, a UK MP, Chuka Umunna, shook conventional assessments of urban gangs by focusing on the "entrepreneurial zeal" that drives gang members and their illicit activities. In light of the recent Eaton Centre shootings, our Canadian politicians seem to have largely adopted the position that those involved in gangs are hopelessly and permanently corrupted.

Why Gangs Are Taking Their Conflicts Public

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Toronto police called the shooter who opened fire in a downtown mall Saturday "one idiot with a gun."But some gang experts argue public shoot...

Toronto Police Charge Man In Four Murders

CBC | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada

A Toronto man charged with dozens of violent crimes, including the shooting deaths of four people, was "laughing" when he heard the news,...