Staying on my me ████, but hated on by both sidesI’m just a kid who blowing up with my father’s nameAnd every black “you’re not black enough”Is a white “you’re all the same” — Childish Gambino, “That Power”, Camp (2011) I’m not the brother you want, but I’m the one you’ve got right now. Fear… Continue reading Every Black ‘You’re Not Black Enough’ is a White ‘You’re All The Same’.
I’ll admit it—my cranial cup doesn’t quite runneth over with Black Canadian history. I didn’t have a whole lot of Black folk around me as a kid, with many of the opportunities my parents afforded me not exactly aligning with the archetype of how the world saw Black people at the time. Or even how… Continue reading Stephanie Konu, Artist, Lilly Bo Chic | Black Fridays #1