Tag Archives: white privilege

RACISM AT A CHRISTMAS PARTY

Racism At A Christmas Party By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Racism never takes a break. If you are a person of colour you’re never on vacation from racism. Christmas and the Holiday season brings many fun occasions along with sad ones. … Continue reading

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BCP ON “ONE VOICE RADIO” WITH MALIKAH AWERI AND DANE SWAN

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of being on One Voice Radio hosted by the ever talented poet and singer Malkah Aweri.   My co-guest was Toronto poet Dane Swan, author of Bending The Continuum.  We all participated at … Continue reading

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FREAKY FLOW

Freaky Flow By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I grew up listening to Hip Hop.  RUN DMC, The Fat Boys, and Big Daddy Kane were always pumping in my room.  I discovered my favorite rapper in the 1990s: Biggie Smalls.  His lyrics … Continue reading

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IF JAMES HOLMES WAS NOT WHITE…

In my last post, and VLOG (James Holmes: Shooter or Terrorist?), I talked about BIG media labeling James Holmes a “shooter” as opposed to a terrorist. In this VLOG I talk about James Holmes if he was not white.  We’d … Continue reading

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HOLIDAYS ON ICE

Holidays On Ice By David Sedaris Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Two hours ago I saw a BBC interview with British writer Susan Hill.  When asked about the importance of reading in a writer’s life Hill said, “It’s the only … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE WOMEN FORGOTTEN ON DECEMBER 6TH: POETRY BY SHAUNGA TAGORE, MEL GAYLE, AND BLACK COFFEE POET

Shaunga Tagore hates writing bios (but secretly likes it) and not so secretly works as a writer, editor, performer and arts-educator in Toronto. Please see the song “bitch” by meredith brooks for a more detailed and accurate personality profile. And … Continue reading

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THE MARROW’S TELLING

The Marrow’s Telling: Words in Motion  By Eli Clare By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I remember when I first saw Eli Clare’s collection of poetry The Marrow’s Telling: Words in Motion.  I was checking out the poetry section at Toronto Women’s … Continue reading

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