By Lamoi PRIDE Columnist I remember the first time I fell in love with the idea of being the loud-mouthed audience member on a talk show, was while watching Jerry Springer—the early 90s digestible real world issues Jerry Springer, not ...Read More »
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Dear Mr. Prime Minister, When Can African Canadians Expect To Receive An Apology For Slavery?
By Mark Brown PRIDE Guest Columnist Chinese head tax, Indigenous residential schools, South Asian Komagata Maru incident. These are some of the apologies given by current and previous federal governments for historical injustices done to Canadians because of their race, ...Read More »
The Struggle For Admission By Women And African-Canadians In Ontario’s Legal Profession
By Ernest Guiste Guest Columnist The Province of Ontario was established in 1867. Prior to this time, the area of land now known as Ontario was initially known as Upper Canada which was a British Colony. In what was Upper ...Read More »
A Critique Of Human Society Since The Neolithic Revolution
By Robert J. Burrowes PRIDE Guest Writer There is a long history of social critics and progressive thinkers offering critiques of human society. Among those who are better known, Karl Marx offered a critique of capitalism, anarchists have critiqued the ...Read More »
Great Dads Shine In The Dark Times (A Father’s Day Tribute)
By Leaha Mattinson It’s easy to be a great Dad in great times. At least it should be. What man wouldn’t delight in carrying a laughing toddler on his shoulders, chasing fireflies at twilight, throwing a football, splashing in the ...Read More »
Boxing Champ Who Lived In 13 Foster Homes Says Flawed System Needs Work
Lisa P. Cohen entered the world of professional boxing at the relatively late age of 29, eventually bobbing, weaving and pounding her way to an IFBA Junior Featherweight World Title. But Cohen engaged in even greater battles long before she ...Read More »
Are Old Grudges And Hostilities Infecting The Black Community?
By Andray Anthony Domise PRIDE Guest Writer As George B. Singh, better known as “Knia,” waited for the ballots to be counted, he was also counting down the hours until the bar exam for the Law Society of Upper Canada. ...Read More »
A Tribute To Muhammad Ali: The Greatest
By Rupert Johnson PRIDE Columnist It is with a great deal of sadness that we mourn the loss of Muhammad Ali who passed away on June 03, 2016 at the age of 74. This giant of a man was undoubtedly ...Read More »
The Coalition Of Black Trade Unionist. The Cohesion Of Church And Labour Within The Canada-United States Labour Movement
By Mark Brown PRIDE Columnist Imagine for a moment observing a Labour organization’s National convention. The President is at the front of the room standing behind a podium opening the convention. The Executive Board members are seated on both sides ...Read More »
What Does It Mean To Be A “Real Man”?
By Narissa Van Cooten PRIDE Guest Writer “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” This catchy phrase immediately transports me back to elementary school. I can almost hear the children’s laughter, feel the hot ...Read More »