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Anthony Morgan is a lawyer and the Training & Development Consultant in the City of Toronto’s Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit. Through coordination and delivery of strategic learning and education sessions to City of Toronto staff, he is responsible for the implementation of the anti-Black racism training and development curriculum based on the Toronto Action Plan to Confront Anti-Black Racism.

Prior to joining the City of Toronto, Anthony was an Associate at Falconers LLP, specializing in the areas of civil, constitutional and criminal state accountability litigation. He has a special interest in anti-racist human rights advocacy, particularly in the area of anti-Black racism. He has appeared at various levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has also represented the interests of African Canadians before United Nations human rights treaty bodies. In both 2016 and 2017, Anthony was nominated as one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.

Anthony is a frequent legal, social and public affairs commentator on issues concerning race and racism, critical multiculturalism and critical race theory in Canada. His comments on these issues have been featured in the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Ricochet, Huffington Post Canada, and other major newspapers and broadcast outlets, including CNN.

As a member of Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)’s Test Case Committee since 2017, Anthony provides LAO with expert, independent advice on applications for legal aid assistance for public interest matters.

In addition to holding an LL.B. and B.C.L. from McGill University, Faculty of Law, he holds an Hons. B.A. from the University of Toronto in Ethics, Society & Law.

Recently, Mr. Morgan was on our show talking about The International Decade For People Of African Descent As An Opportunity For Pan-African Renewal.

During the conversation, Mr. Morgan talked about:

– Some of his background including on how the book Holler If You Hear Me that his mother gave him influenced his life
– His mother being a major influence in his life and his decision to study law
– The background behind the International Decade For People Of African Descent including the Canadian federal government allocating $25 million for initiatives supporting the International Decade For People Of African Descent in Canada
– How can the International Decade can help Pan-Africanism
– “Anti-blackness is borderless.”
– The need to education many about the International Decade
– Some of the areas in which Pan-Africanism need to be renewed
– The city of Toronto’s response to the International Decade
– If the United Nations put any data measurements to monitor the progress of the International Decade
– The biggest challenge in getting the International Decade to move forward
– Educate, collaborate, elevate

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You can find out more information about the United Nation’s International Decade For People Of African Descent here

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