Blackness Has Become A Commodity

Blackness was once considered a curse, now it’s considered a commodity. Just as intellectuals from decades and centuries ago created white supremacy to label black skin a curse, many intellectuals today have created critical race theory to label black skin a commodity. For that reason, blackness has become one of the most valuable items on…

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A Hundred Years Ago In Minnesota

Eighty-eight days ago in Minnesota, George Floyd was apparently killed by police officer Derek Chauvin. And eighteen days afterward on June 12, a black man named Max Mason was posthumously pardoned for a crime he didn’t commit.  Max Mason didn’t receive a pardon because of what happened to George Floyd eighteen days earlier in Minnesota….

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Do Not Repay Racism For Racism

My white girlfriend recently said to me: “Sam, thank you for never making me feel bad about being white.” She said that because in 2020 my skin colour isn’t the most controversial pigment in our relationship—her skin colour is. Our culture in 2020 doesn’t tell me to feel guilty about my skin colour. Our culture…

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Is Racism Worse Than Murder?

We probably wouldn’t know Ahmaud Arbery’s name if he hadn’t been killed by two white people. When black people are victims of alleged murder, our reactions are often measured by the skin colour of the perpetrators. When the level of outrage over injustices against black people is precipitated by the level of melanin in the…

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What Does It Mean To Be Black?

I’ve been called “Black on the outside, White on the inside” many times. And that’s because too many Black people agree with White racists that a Black person’s skin colour shapes who they are. If you’re unfamiliar with the phrase, “Black on the outside, White on the inside”, it’s a racial epithet to describe Black…

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Is Justin Trudeau A White Supremacist?

Black Lives Matter Toronto called Justin Trudeau a “White supremacist terrorist” two years ago. The social justice group made the accusation against Trudeau because his immigration policies are more restrictive than they hoped for. At the time, Black Lives Matter Toronto had a favourable reputation in the media, but their accusation against Justin Trudeau received…

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