One of the best and worst things about The Birth of a Nation may be that it’s a highly effective film for the message it wants to tell. The irony … Read More
As summer comes to a simmer and fall slowly creeps its way into our existence, both seasons battle for control of the climate. In Toronto, fall is struggling mightily as … Read More
“It’s coming, ladies and gentlemen / This time around the revolution will not be televised.” — Jay Electronica
Mr. Electronica was wrong.
As the month of June marks the end … Read More
The probability of a second chance at life can be calculated. Dorothy Vernon-Brown knows this all too well after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia nearly three summers ago, a … Read More
We are living in a time where more and more youth are opening their eyes and raising their voices in an effort to change the world. From race issues to LGBTQ … Read More
“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 … Read More
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 … Read More
“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 … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More