WDW101Y1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Convenience Store, Peer Pressure

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MARCH 25th 2013
WDW210 Lecture 12
Guest Speaker:
- Chief Blair: did admit that there is racial profiling but not when he did a lecture in
class
- Nigerian born, African American Legal Clinic
- Experience plus opportunity
- VP and Eglinton “Priority Neighborhood
- Waiting outside the convenience store, cant wait there, leaves and goes back,
associate ruffled up the store owner, allowed to wait outside
- Peer pressure was imposed
- What was expected of a black men
- Kipling and Finch
- When you cant pay you have to abide by the rules, had to pay dues through other
means (robbery)
- Galloway and Cadaracy
- lesson: don’t linger, deal with things as they come
- whitby to Oshawa, kicked out of school mid grade 10
- plead guilty to robbery charge
- the guards are setting up the fights in jail (youth jail)
o always defending self and position, around 20 days of hell
- Brampton, no school worked in factory overnight
- Jane and Finch, third day walking (probation), no weapons allowed.
o But he was a target
o Undercover cop stopped, ran, mistaken pocket knife as gun
- Jane and Wilson
- Charged with second degree murder : Maple Hurst
- No debt time anymore (1 day or two), plead sentenced to 5 years (Kingston Ontario)
- Aug 2008: parole in October, letter from security division, phone was tapped,
nothing was found
- Construct a program to change his life : how to work with young men who are at
risk and how to help them
- King City
- Children with Youth Services and Work took him under his wings
o Muay Thai video
o The remix project
o Laidlaw program $5000 to start his program up
o We went back to VP and Eglinton: cooking program
o $35000 renewal
- Motivation?
o Faith and fear, the heaviness of his own soul. his own outlet
- Needed a research partner, but people will not respect if you don’t have a degree
- Everything you learn and hear about is just one story out there
o Sets up how an individual got to where they are now
o How to let go of the past and move on
o Changing the way education works with young people (marginalized)

Document Summary

Chief blair: did admit that there is racial profiling but not when he did a lecture in class. Waiting outside the convenience store, cant wait there, leaves and goes back, associate ruffled up the store owner, allowed to wait outside. What was expected of a black men. When you cant pay you have to abide by the rules, had to pay dues through other means (robbery) Galloway and cadaracy lesson: don"t linger, deal with things as they come. Whitby to oshawa, kicked out of school mid grade 10. Plead guilty to robbery charge the guards are setting up the fights in jail (youth jail: always defending self and position, around 20 days of hell. Brampton, no school worked in factory overnight. Jane and finch, third day walking (probation), no weapons allowed: but he was a target, undercover cop stopped, ran, mistaken pocket knife as gun. Charged with second degree murder : maple hurst.