“White fragility can kiss my ass. Your white tears aren’t sacred, this land is.” These words were hashtagged and appended to an online post by Masuma Khan, a Dalhousie student who is now facing disciplinary action by the university for breaching the student code of conduct. Khan, who is a brown Muslim woman, is under […]

Content warning: sexual assault, rape and violence against women, femmes and non-binary people. In light of the grotesque sexual assault and abuse stories from numerous women in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein is a symbol of the fundamental all-powerful white male assailant. Co-founder of Miramax Films and the Weinstein Company, Weinstein stands among the elite men’s club […]

I had the pleasure of attending a talk in Halifax by Amy Goodman, a journalist and reporter for Democracy Now, last Saturday, Sept. 29. Goodman is a woman who I deeply admire and respect for reporting on issues that have been systemically overlooked. In her lecture, she discussed the importance of independent media, fair journalism, […]