THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE

How To Live Off Your Art

Monday, 18 January 2016 23:10 Written by
So, it’s happened. You made a name for yourself and have your own brand; you have arrived so to speak into the arena of artists who are called on to lead and organize grandiose projects.

What Should Black Progress Look Like?

Monday, 18 January 2016 17:54 Written by
First: Congratulations! For the enormous effort on behalf of the Black community and the larger community that has enabled us to reach thus far.

Blacks in Tech; Mind The Gap

Thursday, 17 December 2015 17:45 Written by
In January 2015, Google reported that African Americans make up only 2% of their workforce.

Bridging the Technology Innovation Gap in Canada

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 12:14 Written by
According to the World Economic Forum, Canada ranks only 26th in the world for Business Innovation.
At the start of each episode of Law & Order SVU, an ominous voice declares the following: "In the criminal justice system, sexually based offences are considered especially heinous."
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's reign ended Wednesday when PM Justin Trudeau took his oath.
On Monday, October 19th – Justin Trudeau won the first Liberal majority in 15 years.
Within days, Canadians will go to the urns and decide the fate of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, whose reign has lasted a decade.

It Is Not Just Black Men Who Matter

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 22:27 Written by
In recent months, the debates surrounding carding, street checks and deaths of Black civilians in police custody have mobilized an unprecedented mass movement against police misconduct and anti-Black racism within the city of Toronto.
A year ago I decided to volunteer at Toronto’s Pan American Games.
What are some of your fondest memories of childhood in a black household?

Beyond The Shave

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:39 Written by
I attended a father’s day event recently where the keynote speaker talked about learning how to get a close shave from a Youtube video because he didn’t have a father to teach him.

Things I Lost After Marrying A White Woman

Saturday, 27 June 2015 06:10 Written by
"You absorb the light; I reflect it." It's a joke my wife recently made after several failed attempts at taking an "usie" outdoors while the sun shined down on us.