Yusra Khogali stood in line with the mayor of the city and raised her fist straight up in the air.
Standing at a microphone in the council chamber at city hall moments later, she called for a response: “Black lives, they matter here!” Those who came to support her seated in the public gallery shouted it back again and again.
Khogali, an artist who helped found the Black Lives Matter Toronto chapter was one of two of the first recipients of the Pam McConnell Award for Young Women in Leadership Thursday night. In accepting the honour, she demanded the city do better to recognize “we are still living in an anti-Black city.”
Yusra Khogali has openly stated she hates whites and is inclined to kill them…. Black Lives Matter Toronto Co-Founder Needs To Resign