THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE
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.
The news of Senator Don Meredith's expulsion from the caucus of the ruling Conservative Party of Canada based on an allegation of sexual relations with a 16-year-old girl was greeted with shame, embarrassment and deep disappointment from some members of the Afrikan-Canadian* community, which they expressed on social media.

Black Fatherhood: Ending The Cycle Of Pain

Sunday, 21 June 2015 07:20 Written by
Today we celebrate the existence and contributions of our fathers.  But with all the presents, special dinners and the usual “Happy Father’s Day” greeting in the morning maybe we should think a little deeper.

Fatherhood: Daring To Do It Differently

Sunday, 21 June 2015 07:05 Written by
Some people think this video is about my daughter. Why? Because of my son’s “feminine” colour choices.
At tomorrow's police services board meeting, Toronto Mayor John Tory is expected to move to bring an end to police carding.