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Black Lives Matter T.O. Demands Justice
1 year ago

Black Lives Matter T.O. Demands Justice

“It’s not as bad as you think.”

This is a message often heard in Canada, janaya khan, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, tells a large crowd of people gathered …
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Alano Miller: Challenging Roles
1 year ago

Alano Miller: Challenging Roles

For “Underground” actor Alano Miller, the words “slave drama” nearly put him off from the project completely.

“You know, when it was first pitched to me, I kinda was like …
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Smoked Out
1 year ago

Smoked Out

If you take a closer look when you walk into Buda Café in Toronto, you’ll see interesting wallpaper lining the interior. Sheets and sheets of napkins are thumbtacked to the …
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Dating Woes: Where have All the ‘Good’ Men Gone?
1 year ago

Dating Woes: Where have All the ‘Good’ Men Gone?

Players, trifling women, f*ckboys and ego cases. When men and women get to describing failed dating attempts, it seems one of these labels gets tacked onto their doomed love interest. …
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Venus’ Daughter: Loving One’s Self
1 year ago

Venus’ Daughter: Loving One’s Self

Run a quick search on Google for the word ‘booty’. Likely, an absurd number of expressions for the highly commercialized body part will appear. Cake, tail-feather, fanny, derriere, money-maker – …
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The Illegal: Reality Fiction
1 year ago

The Illegal: Reality Fiction

Lawrence Hill, author of the captivating and critically acclaimed, The Book of Negroes, touches on topics of oppression, refugees and the quest to stay alive in a world that wants …
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The Pale Face of Journalism
1 year ago

The Pale Face of Journalism

“Do you identify yourself as a visible minority?”

It’s a given that you’ve probably come across this question if applying for a job this century. You’ll be scrolling through some …
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Oughtism: A Return to Love
1 year ago

Oughtism: A Return to Love

When people ask Faduma Mohamed if there’s a dead body inside the box she carries around, it gives her the opportunity to tell them about her love for autism. Mohamed, …
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MUNA: Life After War
1 year ago

MUNA: Life After War

While the authenticity in depiction of armed conflict and child soldiers is met with high praise with films such as Ezra, Johnny Mad Dog, War Witch and Beasts of No …
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Empowering Women Through Comedy
1 year ago

Empowering Women Through Comedy

Anne-Marie Woods, a.k.a. Amani, first knew she was funny back in grade school when she would be told to stop making funny faces during the Christmas concert. Teachers would send …
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