” RIGHTS ARE RIGHTS ARE RIGHTS “
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” RIGHTS ARE RIGHTS ARE RIGHTS “

Dr. Alwin Spence The title of this article is a line borrowed from the Hon. Clifford Lincoln, who was a Cabinet Minister in the Quebec Legislative Assembly. It is...

Harry Belafonte: A Giant of A Man
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Harry Belafonte: A Giant of A Man

If there’s a way to describe Harry Belafonte and his impact on the world as an entertainer and a civil rights activist, it might be: “he was for real.”...

Constructive Engagement in Destructive Times (Part I)
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Constructive Engagement in Destructive Times (Part I)

What is constructive engagement? Why does it seem so daunting to navigate the current environment and avoid the temptation to simply withdraw? What do we make of the alarming...

Based on stereotypes…
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Based on stereotypes…

On February 17, 2023, the Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales (DPCP) announced that no charges would be laid in the death of Jean René Junior Olivier, who was...

THE ANSWER IS: MASS  IN-CAR-CE-RA-TION…..
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THE ANSWER IS: MASS IN-CAR-CE-RA-TION…..

In the ever-popular T.V. quiz show Jeopardy the moderator gives the answers and the contestants ask the questions. e.g. Ans. It is the most popular language spoken in Canada....

The Convoy and systemic racism
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The Convoy and systemic racism

Raj Basdeo Acts of institutional racism displayed by the powers that be inside the Canadian state surprise me at times, although they truly should not. These events happen frequently,...

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....

CELLPHONE JUSTICE
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CELLPHONE JUSTICE

Dear Mr. Cell Phone, I have always treated you well, I take you wherever I go. I pay every month for your upkeep, but when I needed you most...

Meet Chanel M. Sutherland:  winner of the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize
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Meet Chanel M. Sutherland:  winner of the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize

Rosie Awori (LJI) In the socially distant silence of the pandemic last year, the brutal murder of George Floyd sparked boycotts, protests, and rallies. Discussions around race relations were...

Prince Welcomes U 2 America
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Prince Welcomes U 2 America

“Welcome to America, where you can fail at your job, get fired, rehired and get a seven hundred billion dollar tip” Those are the opening lyrics to the title...