CALL IT A POST-CHRISTMAS WRAP UP
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CALL IT A POST-CHRISTMAS WRAP UP

I went to a party last weekend, what I simply refer to as a post-Christmas wrap-up event, get together, or whatever. By no stretch was it a normal or...

The MURDER OF ANOTHER YOUNG AND INNOCENT BLACK MALE
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The MURDER OF ANOTHER YOUNG AND INNOCENT BLACK MALE

His last living Christmas I can only guess was little over a year ago, Christmas 2021. I don’t know if he was able to celebrate freely, as it were....

CHRISTMAS 2022: ONE FOR RECENT AND DISTANT GENERATION
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CHRISTMAS 2022: ONE FOR RECENT AND DISTANT GENERATION

Christmas 2022 is here. “The most wonderful time of the year,” one holiday song calls it. Who’s bold enough to deny or question that bold sentiment? At this time...

BRICE DOSSA’S INNOCENT STOLEN CAR CAPER
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BRICE DOSSA’S INNOCENT STOLEN CAR CAPER

Weeks ago when I heard the news about police handcuffing a Black man for no reason… Well, apparently for stealing a car, his own car. I had an immediate...

KANYE’ JUST SAYIN…
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KANYE’ JUST SAYIN…

Sometimes it’s difficult to tell the truth, doing what some people refer to as “speaking truth to power” without being seemingly offensive in the process of explaining the issue...

WATCHING THE PROVINCIAL ELECTION PLAY OUT…
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WATCHING THE PROVINCIAL ELECTION PLAY OUT…

With a few weeks left for the political contestants vying for the title of Quebec premier to make their point to put a stranglehold on the premiership for the...

THE CURRENCY OF POLITICAL LANGUAGE
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THE CURRENCY OF POLITICAL LANGUAGE

Not long after assuming the helm as premier of the province of Quebec, following Francois Legault in one of his many press conferences made a point of reaching out...

The Currency Of Language
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The Currency Of Language

The more I think of the political issues on Quebec’s 2022 electoral dining table, which at first ear-shot is a serving of the usual sociopolitical and mental edibles —...

WHAT A RELIEF
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WHAT A RELIEF

What a relief it was for me when the train began to gradually pull out of Central Station in downtown Montreal a few weeks ago. I was taking a...

IT’S SUMMER… COVID-19 POSITIVE AND LIVING…?
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IT’S SUMMER… COVID-19 POSITIVE AND LIVING…?

Summertime An’ the livin’s easy…” Billy Stewart sang a few decades ago. I don’t know, or even remember, his cause of death, but Billy died long before the coming...