Therapy – various stereotypes, forms, and benefits

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What is therapy? The concept is often shunned or twisted, being grossly misrepresented in society. “Shrinks” are considered taboo in many places. Talking about your feelings is seen as weak. Seeking out help is seen as “quitting.” But what if we shifted this narrative? Turned it inside out in a collective movement to make therapy…

Black on Black: A Quick Guide to Dismantling Colourism in Black Communities

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Colourism is defined as prejudice or discrimination, especially within a racial or ethnic group, favouring people with lighter skin over those with darker skin. This divide is most often seen between black and white regardless of how progressive times may seem, yet the largest grey area is brought to light when the divide is between…

“Tough on Crime, Tough on BIPOC”: The Racialized Interplay between Police Violence and The Prison System.

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By putting the spotlight on Canada, the relationship between police brutality, racial profiling and the overrepresentation of marginalized groups in the prison population is examined, leaving no stone untouched. Government initiatives such as “tough on crime” strategies are analyzed to expose detrimental results such as increasing police violence, dangerous prison conditions, and the systemic oppression of BIPOC.

Islamophobia and France

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France: The country of love and life. Known for its romance and coffee, bistros and outdoor cafe, and art. Personally, France was the country of my dreams. As a little girl, I romanticized the idea of falling in love in Paris while wearing chic clothing that came out of a Parisian boutique. I mean, hasn’t…