Toronto Mayor John Tory will soon be publicly meeting with members of Black Lives Matter to discuss racism and equity, especially in reference to police activity.

Black Lives Matter has been protesting the treatment of black citizens by police officers across North America.

The last time the mayor met with representatives and supporters of this group in a private setting, it led to a lot of shouting and name calling. Tory said he couldn’t get a word in. Suffice to say, it wasn’t exactly productive.

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Katherine DeClerq is a contributor to Women's Post. Her previous writing experience includes the Toronto Star, Maclean's Magazine, CTVNews, and BlogTO. She can often be found at a coffee shop with her MacBook computer. Despite what CP says, she is a fan of the Oxford comma.

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