THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE
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.
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 17:30 Written by Dr Nekessa Remy
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.
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.
Sunday, 17 April 2016 21:28 Written by Anne-Marie Woods
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.