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African Dutch Wax

The part of Toronto I live in is a pretty ethnically and racially mixed area. While I can’t give you its exact demographics, I think it would be pretty fair to say that a relatively large portion of the neighborhood is comprised of people of West and Central African origin or descent. It is often referred to, lovingly, … Continue reading

Catholic School and Feminism

A few days ago I came across this article via Shameless about an officer and  representative of the Toronto Police Service (TPS) who, at a campus safety information session held at York University’s  Osgoode Hall, advised women to not to dress like “sluts” in order to avoid  sexual assault. I don’t think I have to outline why … Continue reading

Mesclun Mix- The Myth of Canadian Multiculturalism

My sister and I are second generation Canadians. We were born and raised in Toronto, but both our parents immigrated to Canada from Ghana some 20 odd years ago. Being  raised in Canada, especially Toronto, you are taught from the time  you are old enough speak  in complex sentences  to cultivate a strong sense of pride in  … Continue reading