Tag: Black Canada

  • Kamshuka | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #22

    Kamshuka | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #22

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 01:35 amOne concept Kamshuka teaches people in her quest to help them find their inner warriors is that of the “Fullest Life.” After surviving the Ugandan Civil War as a child and coming to Canada at 14, Kamshuka appreciates making the most of each day in a way…

  • Derrick Raphael, Esq. | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #21

    Derrick Raphael, Esq. | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #21

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 09:34 amMuch like I wanted to show what a view on our culture might look like from the outside in when I profiled Zetta Elliot, PhD, Derrick Raphael, Esq. looks at our culture from the opposite perspective, only having come here from the US in September 2015. Derrick…

  • Zetta Elliott, PhD | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #20

    Zetta Elliott, PhD | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #20

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 10:00 pmBeing part of the 2.9 can be stifling. When you’re part of a minority this small, you can feel like you don’t have a voice. Like you’re lacking in community. Or that you’ll never find your place with the colour of your skin or the differences in your…

  • Sagine Sémajuste | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #19

    Sagine Sémajuste | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #19

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 09:58 pmWe are not Black Americans. We’re not all that different from our brothers and sisters to the south of the 49th parallel, but it’s the differences in our narratives that define how our cultures work. We don’t have over 80% of our population descending from slavery—the vast majority…

  • Sherika Powell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #18

    Sherika Powell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #18

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 01:39 amIf there’s one thing I know I could improve on as a Black Canadian, it’s my involvement in politics and keeping abreast of the issues affecting my larger community. It’s one thing to vote—the bare minimum we can do as our civic duty—but we often take this right…