THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 18:14 Written by Rad Dockery
As then President-Elect Obama planned his transition to the White House, the challenges facing the United States were overwhelming. 800,000 jobs were being lost per month with an unemployment rate approaching 10%.
Saturday, 27 August 2016 09:52 Written by Brittany Andrew-Amofah
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.
Friday, 08 July 2016 12:15 Written by Jordyn Samuels
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.
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?
Monday, 13 June 2016 10:22 Written by Teneile Warren
While we danced, laughed and drank, you were running, screaming, bleeding and dying. This was Saturday night in Toronto and Orlando.
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 14:01 Written by Craig Wellington
Why do we need “yet another” slavery movie, Roots or otherwise? In the past 4 years, Hollywood has illustrated a healthy predilection for films depicting African Americans as slaves, or in positions of domestic servitude.
Saturday, 04 June 2016 21:37 Written by Dr. Anita Jack-Davies
As a child, I grew up watching Ali in the media. At the time, he was one of few black men that I saw being prominently featured in the media in a way that was both respectful and admirable.