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PSA To Everyone: No, Black Women Are Not Your Superheroes

Yes, that’s right! Say it with me: BLACK WOMEN ARE NOT YOUR SUPERHEROES. This may sound like a stupid statement but it seems like that is something a lot of people don’t understand. As a black woman living in this racist and misogynist world, it gets overwhelming trying to navigate through things such as micro-aggressions …

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Tell ‘Em Girl Women’s Spoken Word Showcase Anniversary Celebration Review

It has already been a year since the birth of Tell Em Girl, the women spoken word showcase based in Ottawa. Through the voices of these various artists, they were able to create this sense of community in order to empower women and give them a platform to share their experiences. If you weren’t there …

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All About The 11 Year Old Black Activist That Inspired Me To Speak Out On Feminoire

I have always said this and I will continue to say this, “the black woman is my heroine and my biggest inspiration”. Once again, I received a reminder of why I believe this to the core of me because while browsing though the internet, I stumbled across the story of an 11 year old black …

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The Importance Of Celebrating Black History Month

This is actually an article that was requested by one of my friends after we had a discussion about the controversy behind Black History Month. Questions such as, why should this month be celebrated or what is the use/meaning of this month always comes up when discussing about this topic. First, I would like to give a little back story about …

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A Review Of “The Aftermath Exhibition: A Trip In Time”

If you were not at The Aftermath Exhibition this Saturday, the Lord and everyone else knows what you missed! Saturday, I had the chance and the pleasure to attend the Aftermath Exhibition, a event organized by some of our very own in the big O, in order to celebrate the best month of the year : Black History Month. Located in …

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Opinion: Drake’s Music Video For “God’s Plan” Showcases The Rapper In A Whole New Light

As much as we want to hate on the rappers of ours day, sometimes they take us by surprise and remind us that their is way more to them than their brand and their infamous lyrics about money and women! Last week, Drake dropped his new God’s Plan video and made all of us enter an emotional roller coaster because …

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The Ultimate Survival Guide For Single People On Valentine’s Day

Let’s be honest, besides February being the best time of the year because of Black History Month, it can be a drag when you are single and your DM’s are hella dry. However, fear not, I’m here to give you a little survival guide for valentines day. Treat yourself  If you were planning on staying home you …

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Yes, Black Women Are Allowed To Talk About Their Struggles Publicly

A few weeks ago, a beautiful Afro-Latina, named Amara La Negra, went viral after a producer of the name of Young Hollywood made many ignorant comments regarding her race and her culture. For him, in short, she is overbearingly exposing her blackness and, according to him, she needs to tone down her blackness in order to be elegant. On top …

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