Alternative Masculinity

Conventionally speaking, physical toughness and unemotionality sum up the basic essences of masculinity. This patriarch presupposition that men should always be both of the insider and the leader of a collective group not only denies the wider recognition of the diversity that exists under the conceptual umbrella of what constitutes a manly behavioral codes ofContinue reading “Alternative Masculinity”

Black History Month In Canada

February is Black History Month in Canada. In this month, all Canadians are called to recognize, honor and celebrate, collectively, the contributions that Black Canadians have made for this country on both of the national and international levels. One of the key reasons why a month of this type was designated in the first placeContinue reading “Black History Month In Canada”

Perfect Pair

How often do you see models that resemble your physical attributes in fashion campaigns? I often don’t. Hence why I stopped in the middle of the road to take this picture. In fashion, one skin color has been dominating the spotlight for centuries. Its privileged longevity continues to perpetuate and elevate, predominantly, one type ofContinue reading “Perfect Pair”

Mom’s Visit To America

Once we live at a place for long, inevitably, most of us will start to take things for granted and be numb to the good, the bad, and the ugly. At times, an outsider’s pure observation is what is needed to remind us again of the reality and to wake us up from our numbness.Continue reading “Mom’s Visit To America”

Look Beyond The Skin Color

When you speak the same language as those, who are from different ethnic backgrounds, you tend to look beyond the skin color. You tend to realize just how similar we all are underneath it all. We all have the similar needs and wants. We all have aspiration and setback in life. All we want inContinue reading “Look Beyond The Skin Color”