Subjects of Desire is an essay film that dissects and deconstructs the stereotypes surrounding beauty and the power it gives to someone based on how they look. The film, by veteran producer Jennifer Holness, also explores what it feels like when one is deprived of this power. It's playing now at Hot Docs until May 9th.
Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and political unrest, first-generation Black Canadian artist, Emanuel, has released his passionate EP entitled ALT THERAPY Session 2: Transformation, via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, and his new U.S. label partner Motown Records.
After Celina Caesar-Chavannes (Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development) was cautioned by a white woman to refrain from stealing her wallet, she had some thoughts she needed to let go.
She spoke those thoughts to ByBlacks writer Andray Domise.
They are reproduced faithfully below.
I am not one of those mothers who tells her daughter to concentrate on her books and school and ignore boys until she is older.
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.