Tag: african american

Am I African American? Canadian? Help!

This is a serious question, because as of late, I am wondering why people keep referring to people like me who happens to be Canadian as African-American?  Well I think I am Bajan-Canadian, so how do I fall under the category of African-American? Childish Gambino - "This Is America" This week Childish Gambino who many of you know as Donald Glover (it's a long story) dropped a bomb.  His music video "This Is America" seemed to have struck a nerve with many all over the world.  Well maybe not seemed to have struck a nerve.  After over 78 MILLION views in less than a week…

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More Black Representation In Mainstream? How About More Caribbean Representation As Black People???

I woke up this morning... Martin Luther King Day... well you know I live in Toronto... Canada don't be celebrating them kinna holidays.... anyhow... I seen my name tagged a good few times to a video that Jada Pinkett Smith did about the Oscars. There has been some backlash over the past couple of the days because there seems to be some "snubs" as per usual with the Oscars. The backlash is that there is the belief that Blacks who did fairly well on TV and in Film this year are not being acknowledged for their efforts. I agree with what Jada Pinkett Smith has…

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