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Stories from the Inside Out

Jul 2, 2023

In Episode 6 of Stories from the Inside Out, we present a special live recording from  Desta’s Know Your Rights event at Ausgang Plaza in Montreal on March 30th 2023. The panel discussion, hosted by Desta Support Services Co-ordinator Svens Telemaque, focuses on the Superior Court of Quebec’s landmark decision on racial profiling in the case of Joseph Christopher Luamba vs. The Attorney General of Quebec. The panel also features lawyers Lex Gill and Mike Simeon, and community workers Schneider Augustin and Amanda Maxwell.

Hosted by Scott Clyke

Technical production and editing by Scott Clyke and Milo Johnson

Pre-production and logistics by Samm Reid, Amanda Maxwell, Svens Telemaque, Ashley Montgomery, Monique Barling

Recorded at Breakglass Studios and 7176EAST in Montreal, Quebec

Mixed by Christopher Vincent


Heartfelt acknowledgement and thanks to all who shared their story or participated in interviews making this project a reality including Kiyha Schrouder, Oswald Wyke, Ted Rutland, El Jones, Tara Haynes, Denise Brend, Justin Estwick, Nora Demnati, Marvin Jarette, Quincey Campbell,  Leucherin Blackman, Marie Livia Beauge, Markus Smith, Volta Collective and Aishah Seivwright. Thanks to CBC Montreal for their continued support

Black Legal Action Fund Desta Black Community Network

This project was made possible by the generous support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Anti-Racism Action Program.