The “ Ism” and “Schism” of Colorism
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The “ Ism” and “Schism” of Colorism

During my childhood and post pubescence period I was no stranger to how often the term “light skinned” or “dark skinned” was used to identify, categorize or stereotype people...

The Absence Of Diversity In The Canadian Judiciary has a long history
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The Absence Of Diversity In The Canadian Judiciary has a long history

Once again the issue regarding absence of diversity in the judiciary system has reared its ugly intractable head; this time with a call coming from one of its own...

Racism even in the midst of crisis
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Racism even in the midst of crisis

Permit me to be as pellucid as possible so that no misunderstanding or misapprehension arises. First I am in no way, shape or form trying to convert the tragedy...

Having a Say on International Women’s Day
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Having a Say on International Women’s Day

On March 8, the world celebrated the female gender in observance of International Women’s Day. It was an opportunity to spread awareness about women’s empowerment and gender parity. The...

About Black Leaders and Black Leadership
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About Black Leaders and Black Leadership

I hope daily that Black community leaders, so called, would eventually come to the realization, (one which I hold dearly) that no one is going to do for us...

Embracing or Effacing Black History
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Embracing or Effacing Black History

Canada celebrates Black History Month in her own way, while Americans cry: “ Foul Play”. For the first time, in the second year of the pandemic, Black History Month...

Time To Rethink Black History Month
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Time To Rethink Black History Month

February, the month dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of Blacks is upon us and this year more than ever, we should think about the purpose Black History Month serves....

Stronger Manhood for the Collective Good
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Stronger Manhood for the Collective Good

Young males are losing touch with an integral element of true masculinity. It is now the general consensus that 2021 sucked, and I am not going to be a...

Take down the ‘No Vacancy’ sign
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Take down the ‘No Vacancy’ sign

In this Xmas pandemic we should examine our roles as Innkeepers. The Christmas Story and its accounts of travelling Mary and Joseph, the angelic visits to shepherds tending flocks...

The Tale of a Nation, Two Teens and Two Elected Officials
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The Tale of a Nation, Two Teens and Two Elected Officials

Recent events have left me sort of reeling. Story after story, socially and politically, local and national, has challenged almost all of what I have left in me. I...