THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE

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.
While we danced, laughed and drank, you were running, screaming, bleeding and dying. This was Saturday night in Toronto and Orlando.
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.
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. 

Top 5 Jerk Chicken Spots In The GTA

Thursday, 02 June 2016 18:15 Written by
I grew up in Jamaica, eating Pan Chicken from the “Pan Man” on Red Hills Road, Northside Plaza in Liguanea, and from the famous Boston Jerk Centre.
This is the hardest piece I have ever tried to write, but keeping this in was starting to weigh on my mind and soul. I have been trying to conceive a child for the last 3 years and have been unsuccessful.

Remembering Prince: Beyond The Music

Friday, 22 April 2016 20:59 Written by
The world is grieving the loss of one of the biggest icons over the past 30 years, Prince Rogers Nelson. While his impact on the music industry will be remembered forever, Prince’s stance on social and economic issues was just as powerful.
A huge dream of mine has just come true – my play that was in development for just over two years has just hit an Equity Stage in Montreal.

Why I Stand With Yusra

Sunday, 10 April 2016 14:12 Written by
Today, Yusra Khogali, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto wrote an op-ed in The Toronto Star, breaking her silence on a story that's threatened to overshadow the Black Lives Matter protest.
Deciding to start my natural hair journey had been long overdue.
Toronto recently celebrated St. Paddy's Day. For a lot of people I’m sure it was great fun. 

Toronto Cab Driver Says Uber Made His Job Better

Monday, 22 February 2016 19:08 Written by
By: Naser Kaid, CO-OP taxi driver| In the 10-plus years I have been working on the streets of Toronto, I have experienced much more than I have signed up for.

Going Global Can Jump Start The Canadian Economy

Monday, 01 February 2016 19:19 Written by
The Canadian dollar has fallen below $0.70 US. Oil prices have dropped below $30, negatively impacting government revenues.