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Oughtism: A Return to Love
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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All Aboard The SNKRS XPRESS
2 years ago

All Aboard The SNKRS XPRESS

Outside of traveling to and from work or school, what else could a streetcar be used for? For most, the last thing that may come to mind would be a …
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Because Black Film Matters
2 years ago

Because Black Film Matters

While the Oscars are receiving backlash for the award show’s lack of racial diversity, Black film will be celebrated and discussed this month in Toronto. The fourth annual Toronto Black …
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Black History Month Kicks Off Across Canada
2 years ago

Black History Month Kicks Off Across Canada

On the heels of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the month of February celebrates Black Canadians, past and present, who have made outstanding strides politically, creatively and socially in their …
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Saul Williams: Shifting Perspectives
2 years ago

Saul Williams: Shifting Perspectives

Saul Williams is undefined.

And as such he leaves his performances up for interpretation by his audience. He doesn’t pre-determine what he wants them to take away from it, he’d …
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The American Flag Remixed
2 years ago

The American Flag Remixed

While many know the iconic album cover artwork of OutKast’s Aquemini and TLC’s Fanmail, few are familiar with the man behind the art: Atlanta native D.L. Warfield.

With his latest …
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Redefining Superheroes
2 years ago

Redefining Superheroes

“What haunts you? Is it the shadow you cannot run from? Or the memory you cannot escape?”

This is how the story of Niobe Ayutami begins.

Born of different life …
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Burgers With a Dose of Girl Power
2 years ago

Burgers With a Dose of Girl Power

When the image of a typical burger comes to mind, the picture is pretty much standard: bun, ketchup, patty, cheese, lettuce, tomato – give or take a few ingredients.

A …
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