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Poetic Diary: Finding Joy After the Rain
9 months ago

Poetic Diary: Finding Joy After the Rain

Simone Walsh has been to the end of the road and back.

A victim of workplace bullying and harassment, its effects spiraled her into a four-and-a-half-year battle of severe depression.


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Why Book Culture Refuses to Plug In
2 years ago

Why Book Culture Refuses to Plug In

Out of all the mediums experiencing trials and tribulations during the digital age, the printed page seems to be the most persistent. Cable TV continues to fight, but is on …
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Concrete Jungle: Humanizing Street Life
2 years ago

Concrete Jungle: Humanizing Street Life

Author Kamilah Haywood showcases a deep knowledge and understanding of the Greater Toronto Area streets, Black youth issues, ‘priority’ neighbourhoods and the longing for acceptance in her first published fiction …
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The Book of Negroes: Coming to TV
3 years ago

The Book of Negroes: Coming to TV

By  •  Spotlight, Culture

If there is one thing that actress Aunjanue Ellis learned from playing character Aminata Dialo in the TV adaptation of The Book of Negroes, it is to be a warrior, …
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Kern Carter sheds light on being a first-time book author
3 years ago

Kern Carter sheds light on being a first-time book author

Whether members of the profession like it or not, authors and novelists carry along with them a certain stereotype depending on one’s perspective: that introverted figure that spends countless hours …
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Pauleanna Reid debunks mother daughter relationships in her debut novel
3 years ago

Pauleanna Reid debunks mother daughter relationships in her debut novel

“Just like people label daddy issues, a lot of people have mommy issues,” Pauleanna Reid states. The professional writer and motivational speaker hopes to open up the dialog of this …
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