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Venus’ Daughter: Loving One’s Self
2 years 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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Classified: Great and Grateful
2 years ago

Classified: Great and Grateful

Hard work really pays off when you truly enjoy what you do. Don’t believe it? Just ask Enfield, Nova Scotia emcee Classified – who has evolved from a youngster who …
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The Pale Face of Journalism
2 years 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
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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Daye Jack: Rapping for a Change
2 years ago

Daye Jack: Rapping for a Change

The culmination of every year traditionally calls for a reminiscing of the days that came before, often dictating the kind of story it imparted. For 20-year-old Atlanta lyricist Daye Jack, …
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Simone Denny: Dynamite Soul
2 years ago

Simone Denny: Dynamite Soul

Simone Denny is no stranger to change.

She grew up in a home surrounded by soul music, but the Juno award-winning songstress began her career singing Euro-dance music in the …
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Lunice: Paying it Forward
2 years ago

Lunice: Paying it Forward

Montréal, Quebec born DJ, producer and artist, Lunice, didn’t start out knowing that he was going to be travelling the world, having the opportunity to DJ for Madonna or get …
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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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Redefining African-Inspired Fashion
2 years ago

Redefining African-Inspired Fashion

Water, for many, is a necessity that sustains life, a powerful weapon that can erode land and is a transformative healing element. For fashion designer Chinedu Ukabam, water is a …
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