Color Bar On Trial

Champion – The Voice of Young Canada. Vol. 4, No. 98

November 19, 1954. Toronto, Canada.

“For the first time in Canada’s history, a summons for racial discrimination [has] come up before the courts”. The Joint Labor Committee for Human Rights of Toronto and Lakeshore Labor Council sent out 2 Black men and a Chinese-Canadian girl (Ruth Lor) to a restaurant where they were denied service. This was the beginning of a long and significant trial that will be remembered by many. Click on the article to enlargeĀ  >>>>>>>

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