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February 2009

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Does rocking a fro make us more socially conscious than others?

I recently watched a natural-haired sista vlog about how annoyed she is with the myth that having natural hair makes one more socially conscious than those who opt out of this. She made this video a read more..

Meres J. Weche

Performing Diaspora 2009: A Celebration of African Heritage at York University

York University continues to celebrate Black History month this week by hosting jazz legend Randy Weston on Feb 13th. Part of the series “Performing Diaspora”, which launched with a bang last week w read more..

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Interview with Alicia Vianga, owner of Premier Jour Lingerie

I love lingerie. I love lacy bras, sexy camis, bustiers—basically, I love all things lingerie that are cute spiced with a little naughty! When I received an e-mail about Alicia Vianga—the owner and c... read more..

Movie Reviews
Meres J. Weche

Film Review: Nurse.Fighter.Boy

Once in a while, you come across a Canadian film which makes you think: “Why do we need to flock to Hollywood when there is such talent and creativity right here at home?” First-time, and Toronto-ba read more..

Staff Writer

What would President Obama say to Canada?

If President Obama were to address Canadians on his upcoming visit, what might he say? On February 19th, US President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first official state visit abroad—to Cana read more..

Staff Writer

Curly Girl 101: Do you “no poo”?

No, no, I’m not being fresh, just wanted to enlighten you all with one of my newly discovered curly girl terms.  Chances are, if you are natural, you’ve heard the terms ‘no poo’ and ‘low poo’.& read more..

Movie Reviews
Meres J. Weche

Interview with Ethiopian director Haile Gerima

As Black History Month starts today, Toronto welcomes Ethiopia’s preeminent filmmaker, Haile Gerima, at Bloor Cinema to kick off a special one-week run (Feb. 1-8) of his inspiring film, Teza. A win read more..

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