Tag: Black

  • 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.…

  • Drekken Pownz & Jemmie Robles | Be Fabulous

    Drekken Pownz & Jemmie Robles | Be Fabulous

    Last updated on February 7th, 2024 at 08:23 amAnd then sometimes you need to take a step back and handle your ish. With Father’s Day come and gone for 2018, I was finally free to take stock of everything going on in the rest of my life, and it was a mess. A to-do list…

  • 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…