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Hip-Hop’s Torch Bearer Shows Out at the Grammys

Hip-Hop’s Torch Bearer Shows Out at the Grammys

By: Saeed Mohammed The opening of the 2016 Grammy Awards shows Kendrick Lamar stepping to the stage to receive his award for Rap Album of the Year. While up there, he states his win was a win for real hip-hop. This year Kendrick Lamar received 11 Grammy nominations, just short of Michael Jackson’s historic 12

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Brown Faces in White Places: The Imperialist’s Multicultural State

By: Nooria Alam It has been over five months since the victory of Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau in the Canadian federal elections, ending Stephen Harper’s nine-year rule of tyranny in Parliament. Canadians rejoiced, thinking that there has finally been an end to the racist fear-mongering tactics of the Conservative party leader. But what has

Why Taxi And Uber Drivers Should Unite In Common Struggle

By Liam Fox On December 9th, taxi drivers from across Toronto staged a series of protests against the rival company Uber. Protesters shut down four high traffic areas before finishing with a demonstration at City Hall, calling upon the mayor to ‘bring justice’ to drivers by stopping Uber from operating illegally. These disruptions reverberated throughout

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Temp Agencies are Parasites in Our Communities

By: Michael Romandel   In Toronto, one of the main ways that working class people find work when they find themselves out of a job and need to pay bills is through various temporary agencies. These agencies play the role of middlemen between corporations and workers. Corporations use them for a number of reasons, though they all add

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To the Lazy Ones

  By: Arthiga Arumansan   We go to school to learn right?   To become the big firemen we told our mothers and the doctors that cared for the others   To learn about the world and what the amazing things it held To grow our minds to think out side the box and the

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My Name is a Form of Resistance

My name is a form of resistance Against the anglicization and exotification Of a body and a struggle You don’t even have the syllables to comprehend. My name is a form of resistance Because my mother named me for my Homeland. She named me to belong no matter where my feet would find me.   My name is

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