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How activism has evolved for Black Canadians

Interesting article on the changing nature of Black Canadian activism.

While sympathetic and understanding of some of their concerns (indeed as the Ontario government’s recent data collection and related anti-racism strategy does), and that activism is needed for change, exaggerated rhetoric hardly helps the case with the broader public discussion and debate. 885 more words

Multiculturalism

Oh no

Why why why

this mess

what a mess

that we never cleaned up

America

you’ve torn off your robe

you’ve smeared your blood

all over the world floor… 28 more words

#poetry

The Friday 56: The Hate U Give

Hey everyone, happy Friday!

The Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The idea is to share an excerpt from a book you’ve been reading every Friday, to promote the book or simply just to showcase your current read! 183 more words

Books

Bears Ears Monument -- at least for now

“They just want to tear it up with their ATVs” was the quick response I got from two people when I asked them why locals in Southeastern Utah opposed the declaration of a national monument there. 1,023 more words

Travel

Where I've Been, What I've Learned

22 Years Old.  9 Countries.  30 locations. 4 years. Full Time College student.

How was I so lucky to be able to travel to so many places in so little time? 116 more words

Black Girl

Transgender Truth Simplified

Transgender has become the new “hot” topic in America.  A friend of mine once said, “I’m gonna stay straight until it comes back in style”.   Transgender is such a convoluted issue involving so much emotion,  mystery, biased and bullshit.   184 more words

Trump Wants to Turn America into one of his Businesses

Donnie the destroyer is at it again; this time the victim will be national monuments.

Today I’m signing an executive order to end another egregious abuse of federal power and to give that power back to the states and to the people, where it belongs,” … 243 more words