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Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community

Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community
1983, director: Jennifer Hodge, Roger McTair

Excerpt (4:42)

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> Police | Toronto | Black people | West Indian Canadians | Adolescents | Psychological aspects | Racism | Prejudice

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Home Feeling explores relations between West Indian Canadians and police in the Toronto public housing environment. A man is sent to jail for an alleged altercation with the police, despite his steady job and lack of a previous record. A close friend describes what he feels is daily police harassment and unfair treatment in the courts.