29 Nov 2014

Black Lives Matter: Why We Shouldn't Have To Justify Our Anger

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Despite not being a fan of Internet back-and-forths, I have recently found myself engaging, often online, a number of well-meaning people (including self-titled White allies and other Black folk) who are convinced that the collective upset in Black communities following the non-indictment of Darren Wilson is overdone, when in fact it is not.

25 Oct 2014

An Open Letter To The Canadian Black Caucus

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Dear members of the Canadian Black Caucus, we are the women of the Black Women’s Caucus of the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR). We are a community of women that commune together based on our shared oppressions that we have and currently experience throughout our lives, in the workplace, within society and in our homes.

11 Oct 2014

The Black Man's Attraction For White Women - Love, Lust or a Legacy of Self-Hatred?

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In 1967 a white man in Virginia, named Loving, sued the state of Virginia for the right to marry a Black woman.

11 Sep 2014

Why I Didnt Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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A couple weeks ago, I got a few "requests" to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Prior to the challenge, I had never heard of Lou Gehrig's disease or ALS.

28 Aug 2014

Michael Brown And The Evolution of American Lynching

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Ferguson Missouri will be remembered the way Money, Mississippi is remembered by Africans in America---a small town where a Black boy was killed and whose death galvanized a movement.

07 Aug 2014

Rob Ford Has The Black Community Right Where He Wants It

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Another year, the end of another Caribana weekend. The glitz, the bedazzled outfits, the feather head dresses, waists gyrating in the hot Toronto sun, and Rob Ford.

30 Jul 2014

No More Award Shows!

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Are you tired of the increasing amount of galas, brunches and award shows?

26 Jul 2014

What Happened To Caribana?

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Social media. Live event producers. As an active member of the latter group, who uses the former to spread the word on my events,

09 Jul 2014

A Beautiful Mind, Remembered.

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I would first like to thank Mr. S. Worrell for giving me his permission and blessing to write this for ByBlacks.com.

04 Jul 2014

On Being A Racist, Rob Ford Says "It's Complicated" But Is It?

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Yesterday, I had an unpleasant encounter with Mayor Rob Ford at Ribfest. I shook his hand and asked him if he was going to apologize for referring to African Canadians as "niggers,"

30 Jun 2014

Waving The Black Flag? Politics, Race and Showing Your Pride

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Someone said to me this weekend, “I realize you’re not such an advocate for your community."

30 Jun 2014

My Personal Stonewall: Sexuality Is Not A Choice

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The commemorations of the Stonewall riot, is heralded as the beginning of the movement

15 Jun 2014

A Father's Day Dab With Father & Artist Robert Small

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If I had my way, this Father’s Day would be a call to action for more men to be involved in their children’s lives.


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