Marcus Medford shares his advice on how to navigate difficult but topical conversations with loved ones this holiday season.View More Who Wants to Carve the Tension? Conversation, Confrontation and Compassion
Columnist Marcus Medford writes on Etobicoke restaurant owner’s entitled behaviour and decision to open his restaurant for indoor dining despite COVID-19 restrictions.View More Adam Skelly is No Champion for Small Business
Column reviews the trajectories of three Black women politicians who have recently been in the news and looks to the future with optimism.View More A Seat at the Table: Black Women in Politics
The two by-elections set to take place on October 26 in Toronto will proceed as scheduled despite soaring cases of COVID-19 in the city.View More Green Party Leader Questions By-election Amidst COVID-19 Surge
Hana Shafi’s new book Small, Broke, and Kind of Dirty, features affirmations and images related to her own life, racism, feminism and pop culture. NCM’s Marcus Medford shares his interview with the award-winning poet and artist.View More Hana Shafi’s New Book Encourages Empathy and Self-care
After fleeing from a forced marriage in Chad, human rights activist, Mariam Moussa Agrei shares her experience living in a homeless shelter in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic.View More “Not a Life You’d Wish for your Worst Enemy”: Refugee Describes Toronto Shelter During COVID-19
Negative expressions using the word ‘black’ reinforces the hurtful and harmful ideas put forward by stereotypes, writes columnist Marcus Medford.View More Why Is ‘Black’ Always a Bad Thing?
What does it mean to be an immigrant in Canada? And how does one’s understanding of that relate to cultural identity? Marcus Medford talks to some in the New Canadian Media Collective to answer these questions.View More The Immigration Identity Crisis: Too Ethnic or Not Ethnic Enough?
While the idea of being a ‘hyphenated Canadian’ hasn’t always been championed, it’s high time we fully embraced the concept as part of our national identity, writes columnist Marcus MedfordView More Embracing ‘Hyphenation’ Key to Canada’s Progress as a Multicultural Nation
Now is the time to have honest and difficult conversations about Anti-Black racism in Canada, writes columnist Marcus Medford.View More If Not Now, Then When?