Tag: Black Canada

  • Rachel Lambo | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #27

    Rachel Lambo | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #27

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 12:55 amIf I can agree on one thing with Rachel Lambo’s Tale from the 2.9, it’s our need to expect more from ourselves as a community. It’s 2017, and there’re so many options to help a people thrive. We can bolster our business with think tanks and workshops. Or…

  • Alicia Bell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #26

    Alicia Bell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #26

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 10:16 pmHaving lived in the Toronto area my whole life, I’ve had the benefit of a highly multicultural Canada. Half of Toronto’s made up of visible minorities, with 8.5% of that pie being Black. It’s quite possibly the best place in the world to raise my mixed-race family,…

  • Lamin Martin | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #25

    Lamin Martin | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #25

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 01:41 amAn update from Casey Palmer, February 12th, 2020 So you may have heard by now, but I was shocked last night when Rob texted me to let me know that Lamin had passed away after a long struggle with ALS. And though Lamin and I hadn’t crossed…

  • Natalie Bell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #24

    Natalie Bell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #24

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 10:10 pmPart of the duality of being Black is that you don’t want to be defined by your melanin, but you also don’t seek to forget everything that’s come before you to make you who you are today. Natalie’s post reminds me that the world will inform you you’re Black…

  • Jem Jackson | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #23

    Jem Jackson | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #23

    Last updated on February 20th, 2024 at 09:42 pmI’ve heard it argued numerous times that I have Donald K. Trump’s victory to thank for Tales from the 2.9‘s popularity, with Canada and the US’ visible minority populations alike knowing fear and apprehension like never before. But that’s not exactly right. Our Black brothers and sisters were…