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Gloriel and the issue of skin lightening

Gloriel and the issue of skin lightening

By Daniel Tseghay. What should we make of skin whitening: the deliberate attempt to make one’s skin fairer? How much of this practice is fueled by (...)

| November 2007 | 4641 views

Starting over from scratch

Starting over from scratch

Canada’s Governor-General reflects on what it means to be an immigrant and a woman. By Her Excellency the Right Honourable MichaŽlle Jean I was (...)

| November 2007 | 770 views

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism! (Part III)

Racism is Dead, Long Live Racism! (Part III)

In the second installment of his five-part article, Charles Dr. Quist-Adade explained that there is no pure “race,” that all the so-called (...)

| October 2007 | 707 views

Maria, the hair stylist with a difference

Maria, the hair stylist with a difference

Her name is Maria Arankunda. She had to leave her native Rwanda in the 90s when that country exploded in gruesome ethnic strife. But that’s one thing (...)

| September 2007 | 1413 views

Zainab Godwin Wins Miss Africanada 2007

Zainab Godwin Wins Miss Africanada 2007

By Lans Omar, Winnipeg, Canada. Zainab Godwin was on August 27, 2007 crowned Miss Africanada 2007 in Toronto, Canada; the first Sierra Leonean to win this (...)

| September 2007 | 2464 views

Memunatu and the Alberta-Canada primary school

Memunatu and the Alberta-Canada primary school

By Abayomi Charles Roberts, Edmonton. People of Ro-Mano have one more reason to be happy and be even more hopeful as a community. Their townsmate and (...)

| August 2007 | 1261 views