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Why Is Emancipation Day Important?

Why Is Emancipation Day Important?

By Ingrid Wilson, CHRL, CMS Guest Contributor As we approach, August 1st and Emancipation Day — in the land now known as Canada – we need to understand why Emancipation Day is so important to Black peoples and their communities, ...

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All Lives Matter!

All Lives Matter!

By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist It has often been said that it is useless worrying about what we cannot change or control. However, I think we need to make a greater effort to change the things that are detrimental to ...

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Guns Are for Killing

Guns Are for Killing

By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist Today, more than ever, there is constant concern about the anger, hate and uncertainty that now overshadows the lives of “every-day citizens”. Across the globe, there seems to be a constant undercurrent of hopelessness and ...

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OP-ED: Why Freedom?

OP-ED: Why Freedom?

By Dr. Russell Wigginton Guest Contributor Every day, I walk through the courtyard of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel and look up at the wreath on the balcony outside room 306. This is the place, where ...

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Fatherhood Clarifies Meaning Of Life

Fatherhood Clarifies Meaning Of Life

By Steven Kaszab Guest Contributor I treated lightly sacred things, and went my way in search of fun. Upon myself I kept no strings, and gave no heed to folly done. I gave myself up to the fight for worldly ...

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Fathers, Are You Assuming Your Role By Remote Control?

Fathers, Are You Assuming Your Role By Remote Control?

By Yvonne Sam Contributing Columnist Fathers are the key to their children’s success in life and living. The language and personal engagement between father and child is important, as it assists in building vocabulary, confidence, self-acceptance, and encourages observation of ...

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