Labour Day: What is it & why do we celebrate it?

I have to admit I had no idea what the historical purpose of labour day was until I looked it up. Then decided to write a brief article on it, to share with you the reason we originally got this long weekend that we Canadians use as the marker for the end of another summer.Continue reading “Labour Day: What is it & why do we celebrate it?”

What is The Green New Deal?

You have most likely at some point in the past 3 years read, or heard someone talking about The Green New Deal. You know it has something to do with the environment, but what exactly is it? This article provides insight on what The Green New Deal is, how it will effect Americans livelihoods, andContinue reading “What is The Green New Deal?”

A Brief History on Two-Spiritedness & Transgender Identities in Indigenous Culture

As Pride Month and National Indigenous History Month near their end, our team will continue to publish original content to educate and celebrate both pride and Indigenous history/culture. This article takes a look at two-spiritedness in Indigenous culture. The term two-spirit has been utilized both pre- and post-colonialism, with a variety of meanings depending onContinue reading “A Brief History on Two-Spiritedness & Transgender Identities in Indigenous Culture”

Important Figures in the Fight for LGBTQ+ Rights

While there are countless individuals throughout history that have changed the world in regards to LGBTQ+ rights, this article highlights 4 of them in honour of pride month. These include Bayard Rustin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Stormé DeLarverie, and Gilbert Baker. Bayard Rustin Bayard Rustin was born on March 17, 1912 in Westchester, Pennsylvania. His personal philosophyContinue reading “Important Figures in the Fight for LGBTQ+ Rights”

The Death of Daunte Wright & The Need for Policing

Across North America, there has been significant debate over police funding, presence and the overall relevancy of having established police forces in modern society. This debate has only become more prevalent as occurrences such as the death of 20-year-old father, son, uncle, and friend Daunte Wright continue to happen at the hands of objectively incompetentContinue reading “The Death of Daunte Wright & The Need for Policing”

Celebrating Black History: Martin Luther King Jr.

This article is just one in a series celebrating Black individuals, groups & events throughout the month of February in honour of Black History Month. While there are numerous Black leaders & activists that have made real change, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is undoubtably one of the most significant. Background Martin Luther King Jr.Continue reading “Celebrating Black History: Martin Luther King Jr.”

Celebrating Black History: Beyoncé

This article is just one in a series celebrating Black individuals, groups & events throughout the month of February in honour of Black History Month. While there are numerous significant Black artists, Beyonce is the Queen, and therefore has earned her own article. Early Life & Destiny’s Child Beyoncé Knowles (Beyoncé) was born on SeptemberContinue reading “Celebrating Black History: Beyoncé”

Celebrating Black History: Riots That Rocked A Nation (1921-1992)

This article is just one in a series celebrating Black individuals, groups & events throughout the month of February in honour of Black History Month. While there are numerous significant riots, protests, and massacres throughout history in North America, this article showcases 5 of the most significant and violent events. Tulsa Race Massacre 1921 FigureContinue reading “Celebrating Black History: Riots That Rocked A Nation (1921-1992)”

Celebrating Black History: Fashion Designers Through the Ages

This article is just one in a series celebrating Black individuals & groups throughout the month of February in honour of Black History Month. While there are numerous men & women throughout history in North America that have made fashion history, this article includes a showcase of 5 of these trailblazers. Ann Lowe “I loveContinue reading “Celebrating Black History: Fashion Designers Through the Ages”

Celebrating Black History: Women in Politics

This article is just one in a series celebrating Black individuals & groups throughout the month of February in honour of Black History Month. While there are numerous women throughout history in North America that have made political change, this article includes a showcase of 5 of these trailblazers. Kamala Harris Figure 1 – KamalaContinue reading “Celebrating Black History: Women in Politics”