Tag: Black History Month

  • Do We NEED a Black History Month?

    Do We NEED a Black History Month?

    Last updated on February 20th, 2024 at 09:42 pm Angry White Person: “Why isn’t there a White History Month???” Me: “Because that’s ‘history class’.” If you ask those who believe we live in a post-racial world, things look a little like this: Racism is over. Everyone’s equal. We know the evils that men do and teach our…

  • Back to Black.

    Back to Black.

    Last updated on February 14th, 2024 at 02:02 am “When we talk about black maybeWe talk about situationsOf people of color and because you are that colorYou endure obstacles and oppositionAnd not all the time from… from other nationalitiesSometimes it come from your own kindOr maybe even your own mindYou get judged..you get laughed at……

  • Asante Haughton | What IS Blackness, Exactly?

    Asante Haughton | What IS Blackness, Exactly?

    Last updated on February 17th, 2024 at 03:21 am “Am I Black enough?” Blackness: More than just Melanin Those who’ve followed my podcast Chatting with Casey from its first episode know this isn’t the first time I’ve asked this question. If you considered the archetypal Black man you know from popular media—rocking an oversized hoodie, listening to…

  • Being Black in Canada

    Being Black in Canada

    Last updated on February 12th, 2024 at 02:36 amBlack culture is unique—one of the few cultures thrust upon a people and not developed by them. A Jamaican is not a Gambian is not an Australian Aborigine. We’ve got tribes within tribes and languages within languages but somehow lumped together by the colour of our skin.…

  • Live from the 3.5, 2019.

    Live from the 3.5, 2019.

    Last updated on January 29th, 2024 at 09:35 pmWe’re halfway through January, and before you know it February will be up close and personal and with it, all the stories of Black history we’ve waited a year to share. Black History Month is Back Again! That’s not entirely true—Black people are sharing their stories all the time,…