Tuesday, June 23, 2020
A Mother’s Biggest Fear
By: Kathy Dobson Tori Almond recently had a critically important conversation with her three young sons, a conversation that parents of white children will never have to have. Tori talked to her boys about how to avoid getting killed by the police just because of their skin colour. “My biggest fear is that I...
Sunday, September 1, 2019
A Song for my Mother: No Turning Back
In this essay, I contest ideas and representations about migrants as “vulnerable” and “other” from a presumed “us”. I argue that migrants are strong figures who deal with uncertainties over which they have little control. I have composed a music composition entitled No Turning Back. This analyses features my mother’s migration to...