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Movement Contexts: Canada Today and Fernwood Publishing

movement contexts: Scott Neigh interviews Maynard about the book, and about what she has learned via conversation with activists and organizers in the course of her touring about the book's uptake in movement contexts and about the state of Black struggles in Canada today, according to Rabble. Since its release in 2017, Policing Black Lives has been reviewed favourably, read widely, and discussed extensively. Since the publication of her book Policing Black Lives State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present Fernwood Publishing, 2017 she has been doing launch events and speaking engagements in communities across the country. Its positive reception has spanned the range from glowing coverage in many of Canada's mainstream newspapers to praise as meticulously-researched and compelling by legendary African American feminist scholar and activist Angela Davis, and it has been a Canada-wide bestseller. One of its central tasks is linking the many ways and contexts in which anti-Blackness is experienced in this country today to their roots in slavery and other features of anti-Black oppression that were integral to society in what is now Canada in earlier centuries. As the title promises, the book traces the long history of how Black people have been surveilled, policed, and subjected to state violence in Canada. ( As reported in the news.