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The Miseducation of Hip-Hop
1 year ago

The Miseducation of Hip-Hop

There’s no doubt hip-hop has widely influenced the popular music scene today. More so, it has become a globally accessible culture with its own language, style of dress, music and …
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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 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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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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