Tag: Tales from the 2.9 2017

The second volume of posts for Tales from the 2.9.

  • Natalie Bell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #24

    Natalie Bell | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #24

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 10:10 pmPart of the duality of being Black is that you don’t want to be defined by your melanin, but you also don’t seek to forget everything that’s come before you to make you who you are today. Natalie’s post reminds me that the world will inform you you’re Black…

  • Jem Jackson | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #23

    Jem Jackson | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #23

    Last updated on February 20th, 2024 at 09:42 pmI’ve heard it argued numerous times that I have Donald K. Trump’s victory to thank for Tales from the 2.9‘s popularity, with Canada and the US’ visible minority populations alike knowing fear and apprehension like never before. But that’s not exactly right. Our Black brothers and sisters were…

  • Kamshuka | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #22

    Kamshuka | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #22

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 01:35 amOne concept Kamshuka teaches people in her quest to help them find their inner warriors is that of the “Fullest Life.” After surviving the Ugandan Civil War as a child and coming to Canada at 14, Kamshuka appreciates making the most of each day in a way…

  • Derrick Raphael, Esq. | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #21

    Derrick Raphael, Esq. | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #21

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 09:34 amMuch like I wanted to show what a view on our culture might look like from the outside in when I profiled Zetta Elliot, PhD, Derrick Raphael, Esq. looks at our culture from the opposite perspective, only having come here from the US in September 2015. Derrick…

  • Zetta Elliott, PhD | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #20

    Zetta Elliott, PhD | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #20

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 10:00 pmBeing part of the 2.9 can be stifling. When you’re part of a minority this small, you can feel like you don’t have a voice. Like you’re lacking in community. Or that you’ll never find your place with the colour of your skin or the differences in your…