I will never forget the day when I was 5 years old and my father sat me down to have “the talk.” He told me “when you get older you will have to work 10 times harder because of your brown skin. Don’t think for a second that because you are beautiful and intelligent, you will always be treated with respect.”

Rachel Dolezal And Her Fantasy Blackness

Saturday, 08 April 2017 07:01 Written by
So, you've heard by now. Rachel Dolezal is now Nkechi Amare Diallo.

The Truth About Being Black In Alberta

Monday, 27 March 2017 18:38 Written by
The world looks at Canada as a culturally neutral country. But the so called "melting pot of the North" is really... just Toronto. Western Canada is nowhere near the pot.
Solitary confinement is a hot issue. Advocates calling for an end to the use of solitary confinement, or disciplinary and administrative segregation as it is commonly referred, must take a step further and push for addressing racial disparities in prison treatment altogether. 

Democracy - Why the Incongruity?

Monday, 12 December 2016 10:21 Written by
There is no greater time in history to be alive in a democracy than the present, notwithstanding unmanaged problems of the past, problems of the present and (uncertain) emerging problems in the future.

Open Your Umbrella It's Raining Racism

Monday, 14 November 2016 18:11 Written by
Just days after the Trump victory, incidents of extreme racism are popping up all over the U.S. 

Behind The Scenes Of An Historic Photo

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 18:28 Written by
An image is a powerful thing and this is one you've never seen before. This is the first time so many black women working in media have come together in the same space for one photo.
Leslie Jones is once again, the victim of violent online harassment. In about a span of a month, since the last incident, online trolls took it one step further earlier this week, and hacked into her personal website; to leak her personal information, upload racists images and reveal explicit photos. 
There has been no shortage of opinions from media and the public in response to Black Lives Matter Toronto's sit-in at the Toronto Pride Parade on Sunday July 3rd, 2016.
Alton Sterling. Shot dead by Police. Selling CDs. Caught on video. Another one. 

10 Things To Do With Your Kids This Summer

Monday, 04 July 2016 10:34 Written by
The sun is shining, the kids are smiling and I can’t blame them! I am excited as well. I couldn’t be happier to put aside making lunches, 20 wake up calls, constant yelling to get dressed and the crazy kiss and ride, all before 8am! Two months of freedom -  or is it?

Top 10 Caribbean Islands To Visit in 2016

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 08:59 Written by
When thinking about taking a vacation we tend to ask ourselves the following questions.