Tag: Black people

  • Every Black ‘You’re Not Black Enough’ is a White ‘You’re All The Same’.

    Every Black ‘You’re Not Black Enough’ is a White ‘You’re All The Same’.

    Last updated on February 14th, 2024 at 01:39 am 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,…

  • 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…

  • Brown Girl Begins

    Brown Girl Begins

    Last updated on February 20th, 2024 at 07:43 amA few days back, CaribbeanTales invited me to see the theatrical release of Brown Girl Begins — the first Caribbean-Canadian sci-fi feature film! Starring Mouna Traoré as the lead heroine Ti-Jeanne, it was a refreshing take on the genre that had me reflect on some things. Check…

  • February’s Over, But We’re STILL BLACK.

    February’s Over, But We’re STILL BLACK.

    Last updated on February 14th, 2024 at 01:00 amWhen you’re a one-man operation trying to put out a series for Black History Month, there are some things you might not want to do with your February, like: But for those of you keeping score at home, that was my situation exactly this February, and though…

  • The Chocolate Babies in: It’s Bedtime Now

    The Chocolate Babies in: It’s Bedtime Now

    Last updated on February 14th, 2024 at 12:57 amSo a lot happened at the Dad 2.0 Summit. I made new friends. Finally met up with old ones. And on top of that, I got to meet men I idolised without even realising I was doing it, like Beleaf Melanin and his beautiful family, half of…