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More from the Missing Plaque Project!

January 8, 2010

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Tim Groves, the Toronto-based founder of the Missing Plaque Project, just sent me a link to a great video interview he did for RBNonline in December. In the interview, he touches on the importance of telling our forgotten histories through our own voices – especially those stories that happened not so long ago, as in the case of the Yonge Street Riots in Toronto (1992), which broke out in conjunction with the acquittal of the LAPD officers implicated in the 1991 Rodney King incident and concurrent local police violence against people of color. Tim finished a new run of his historical marker/posters specific to Halifax (Jipugtug) this past summer as a resident at the Roberts Street Social Center (which houses the Anchor Archive and Inkstorm Screenprinting Collective). You can check out the Halifax posters here, and a short interview with the Halifax Media Co-op here.

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