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What Killed Jane Creba?

Dundurn Press

WHEN JANE CREBA was gunned down in the heart of Toronto on Boxing Day in 2005, the incident galvanized a city that was already on edge after what local media termed “the summer of the gun.” Creba, a promising young high-school student, was white; she was struck and killed by a wayward bullet fired by a black man, who pleaded guilty in court. Despite this, three other men – also black – were convicted of murder and sent to jail. Georgian College professor Anita Arvast uses the case as a springboard for examining racial inequities and fault lines that too frequently go unacknowledged in Canada.

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