University of Toronto Press Donates Profits to BLM

Last June, the University of Toronto Press said it would donate 100% of the profits of the sale of its Black Studies books to the Toronto chapter of Black Lives Matter. Yesterday, the press announced it had raised and donated C$2,000. 

"Many of these books emerged from the activist work of academics," said Jane Kelly, director of sales and marketing for UTP. "By underwriting that work with funds raised by the sales of those books, we're ultimately contributing to the growth of a Black literary ecosystem."  


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