The Trouble with Tokenism

Tokenism. One of those things the Black community doesn’t talk about nearly enough, tokenism is what happens when someone’s in a group where everyone else is completely unlike them. Much of my life had me as the token Black guy, navigating spaces unfamiliar to me again and again as I defined my identity. Black Canadians make… Continue reading The Trouble with Tokenism

Casey Palmer, Blogger | Tales from the 2.9 #1

You’d think that living a life as a person of colour, I’d make a series like this far sooner, but it took a while to hit the forefront of my life. Some recent experiences, though, starkly reminded me that yes, I am a Black man, and that means the life I live unfolds differently than almost everyone… Continue reading Casey Palmer, Blogger | Tales from the 2.9 #1