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Live from the 3.5, 2019 — Intro — Being Black in Canada (Featured Image)

Live from the 3.5, 2019: Intro — Being Black in Canada

Black 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. And we’ve made […]

Live from the 3.5 — Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours — Modern Black Love and What it Looks Like (Featured Image)

Live from the 3.5 — Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours — Modern Black Love and What it Looks Like

“Why couldn’t you find yourself a nice Black girl to settle down with?” — an older Black woman who I’d met on the streetcar Frankly, I couldn’t believe I still heard this in 2017 in Toronto of all places, but there it was without a hint of sarcasm in […]

A group shot of friends from the Sea Point Hostel in Barcelona, Spain

The Scintilla Project Day Two — How to Avoid Spanish Jail

1. What’s the biggest lie you’ve ever told? Why? Would you tell the truth now, if you could? 2. Tell a story about something interesting (anything!) that happened to you, but tell it in the form of an instruction manual (Step 1, Step 2, etc.). — The Scintilla […]

0004: Dear World, I’m Tired of Ballin’

World, I’m tired of: Too many birthdays to celebrate Too many going-away parties Too many expectations of chipping in for overly extravagant situations Too much costing too much too much of the time Yes, I work a job that pays pretty well. But I work hard – I […]

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