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Jun 7, 2020

The recent murder of George Floyd has reawakened the world to pervasive anti-black racism and police brutality. The message is loud and clear: there are so many violent ways Black people in the U.S. and Canada have been stopped from breathing.

Mar 31, 2020

Visiting the grocery store with my kids is an expensive and complicated proposition. When my son notices members of the British royal family (Meghan and Harry) on a tabloid at the check-out counter, it makes the visit all the more educational.

Mar 30, 2020

We are getting through this COVID-19 global pandemic, day by day. But I still have no answers to my children's burning question: when is this all going to end?

Mar 15, 2020

As we prepare for the uncertainty that lies ahead, I think of what my 5-year old daughter told me a month ago about the Coronavirus: "It's a bad virus that kills people".

N.B. Due to current COVID-related restrictions at CHUO 89.1FM, this version is unedited.

Sep 25, 2019

A poem about the diversity of our black faces following photos released of white Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's racist blackface photos; an affirmation for our children that our black face is beautiful.