FLARE wanted to know what are some of the most pressing issues facing Black women today, for a Black History Month special. Mine? That the world needs to do a better job of actually LISTENING to us.
What are the benefits to practicing mindfulness with kids? Many - especially if you're a parent.
Black Panther is one of the most anticipated movies ever - this review (sans spoilers) shares that its true superpower is how it provides beautiful escapism, incredible representation, and a dive into important social commentary.
Snappy mental health campaigns encourage people to “talk to someone.” So what do you do when that help is still out of reach?
Postpartum depression and anxiety are very real, and this piece shares a personal experience of navigating them after the birth of my 2nd child.
A look at the racial implications of H&M's marketing mishap when they placed a Black child in a sweater reading "Coolest Monkey In The Jungle"
Thoughts on award snubs, how Black films are viewed, why Girls Trip was special to me, and the comedic brilliance of Tiffany Haddish.
From the click and whirr of 35mm film projectors to the laser-sharp crispness of digital cinematography, Black people and stories have long lived on screen. Across generations and geographies, from past to present, what can be said of how Black cinematic identities have formed—and how will they evolve in the future?
Facebook parenting groups - the dark side of the internet.
Addressing the troubling trend of offensive Halloween costumes, and how to know better so that you can do better.
An article discussing the problem with the well-meaning ideology of "colour-blindness."
A review of Ameriie's debut album, 15 years after its release.
A feature with TSN reporter/anchor Kayla Grey, talking about life as a woman in sports journalism.
Bee Quammie reconsiders the ocean-spanning journey of ackee and saltfish, and what its improbable invention reveals about the Jamaican soul