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LindseyAddawooFilm/TV (essays, reviews, critiques), pop culture, gender/women’s issues, race, Black womanhood and African-Diaspora issues@lindseyaddawoohttp://www.cbc.ca/arts/what-drake-s-more-life-actually-means-for-toronto-art-and-culture-1.4042374https://www.vice.com/en_ca/contributor/lindsey-addawoohttp://www.cbc.ca/arts/depression-and-struggle-are-often-romanticized-but-what-does-that-do-to-an-artist-s-wellbeing-1.4501939clippings.me/lindseyaddawootoronto, open to travellindseyaddawoo@gmail.com
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Olusina Aderiye
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GloriaAlamrewculture, race/racism, gender, women's issues; essay writer @gloriaalamrew http://www.avenueedmonton.com/City-Life/Detours/Arts-Culture/YEG-Mapping-An-Incredible-Journey/http://www.cbc.ca/radio/upclose/gloria-alamrew-1.4183270http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/i-dont-know-how-to-explain-what-it-feels-like-to-be_us_57a89d38e4b0ccb02372e88fEdmonton, Albertagloria.alamrew@gmail.com
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BrittanyAndrew-Amofahpolitics (federal, provincial, municipal), social policies, race/racism@BrittanyAmofahTorontobrittanyandrew1@gmail.com
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SarahBeechAnti-Black racism, political theory, multiculturalism, marketing, branding, and the art of communication@sarahebeechhttp://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sarah-beech/marketed-multiculturalism-makes-canada-a-hostile-homeland_a_23346104/http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sarah-beech/canada-hate-crimes-post-election_b_13021394.html?ncid=tweetlnkcahpmg00000002http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sarah-beech/police-brutality-black-lives_b_11201636.htmlwww.esbeconsulting.caToronto & beyondsarah@esbeconsulting.ca
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Sarah-TaiBlackArt, film, race, racism, gender, LGBTQ+, DIY arts, pop culture, essays, reviews, arts culture.@sarahtaihttps://www.tiff.net/the-review/how-set-it-off-raked-it-up/sarahtaiblack.comTorontosarahtaiblack@gmail.com
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NanaBoahenCommunity Empowerment. History. Beauty. black womanhood@almondamselhttps://thinkingoutloud16.weebly.com/home/sankofa-a-wave-to-the-future-part-2https://thinkingoutloud16.weebly.com/home/happy-black-history-monthhttps://thinkingoutloud16.weebly.com/home/why-natural-hair-mattersOntarionanaboahen525@gmail.com
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Jean BoampongEducation, Black Canadian identity, Black womanhood, first-generation stories, gender equity, media literacy, education technology, mental health@jeanboampongwww.rookiemag.com/2017/03/rethinking-self-care/http://shamelessmag.com/blog/entry/pencils-down-hands-uphttps://torontoist.com/2016/07/how-black-torontonians-are-creating-their-own-spaces-in-the-city/www.jeanboampong.comTorontojean.boampong@gmail.com jeanwritesedtech@gmail.com
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Fat
Booty celine dion
Pan-africanism, gentileism, caucasity, thanatology, paternalism, co-habitation, niggardizms, wakandanimoo,
fv@somalisyntax (insta)
www.blavity.com/singersowing
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Ann Marie Collymore Music, arts and entertainment, pop culture, film and lifestyle @soulafrodisiac https://revolt.tv/stories/2016/08/21/cruisin-boats-place-hear-real-rb-06008346f2http://www.theforeignexchangemusic.com/2010/06/the-foreign-exchange-rocks-bb-kings-via-soultracks.phphttps://revolt.tv/stories/2016/09/25/manifesto-celebrates-10-years-community-arts-culture-07007058cahttps://annmariecollymore.contently.comToronto info@soulafrodisiac.com
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TennileCooperBusiness, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship@TennileCooper
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/58d0508de4b0537abd9573e7
http://addicted2success.com/success-advice/5-mindset-shifts-that-are-needed-for-success/
https://medium.com/@sheisepic/voice-marketing-may-be-creepy-but-its-becoming-more-effective-than-video-55042cfb8823?ref=quuu&utm_content=buffer213d3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
www.sheisepic.comTorontotennile@sheisepic.com
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ChelbyDaigleMental health, antiracism, Islam, gender equity, youth empowerment ... also editor@ChelbyDaigle...Editor @ www.muslimlink.ca , Personal: https://chelbydaigle.wordpress.com/Ottawa
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CindyDivertCurrent affairs, race news, lifestyle@introvertedqueenblog
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Francesca Ekwuyasi Writer and prose editor. Literary Fiction, Personal Essays, Documentaries, and films on faith, diplacement, blackness, diaspora, queerness, loneliness, food, belonging.instagram: @f.ekwuyasi twitter: @franekwuyasi
Children of the Light Fellowship
Black In HalifaxElodie on Saturdaywww.ekwuyasi.com Halifax, Lagos, elsehwerefranekwuyasi@gmail.com
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SajaeElderMusic, pop culture (critique), Black women's issues/womanism, race, Toronto artists, Afro-Caribbean Diaspora, Podcasting/audio work, interviews @JaeFiascohttps://www.buzzfeed.com/sajaee/some-ting-borrowed?utm_term=.pxYV1YXVL8#.ifE5dOw5yMhttps://noisey.vice.com/en_ca/article/a3kxwg/ibeyi-let-go-of-their-ghosts-to-face-todays-demons-on-ashhttp://www.okayplayer.com/music/daniel-caesar-freudian-grounded-church-even-isnt.htmlsajaeelder.comToronto, open to travelsajae.e@gmail.com
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AngelynFrancisCurrent affairs, pop culture, race, news, gender, media representation and best practices, Black diaspora, music, identity, child welfare, social media (Mediums: writing, video producing and editing, photography)@angelynsayshi
http://urbanologymag.com/nao-toronto-performance/
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/12/05/tdsb-optional-attendance_n_13352910.htmlhttp://ryersonian.ca/i-finally-saw-myself-in-a-syllabus/angelynfrancis.comTorontoangelyn@angelynfrancis.com
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ClaireFrancisTelevision, pop culture, style, race, religion, diversity@claireshegoes
http://www.playboy.com/articles/shopping-big-and-tall-doesnt-have-to-be-a-nightmare-thanks-to-kyle-andrew
https://claireshegoes.com/2017/02/22/making-herstory-the-photographers/https://www.freshgigs.ca/blog/five-things-friday-emily-mills/claireshegoes.comParis, ON. Open to travel to Toronto and elsewhere.claireshegoes@gmail.com
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MelissaFundiraAnything Montreal-related (currently working at CBC Montreal), arts& culture, qpoc scene, Montreal music scene, urbanismTwitter: @MFundira
Montreal/ soon London, UK
melissa.fundira@cbc.ca
melissa_fundira@hotmail.com
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MeronGaudetPop culture, News, Race, Politics, Intersectionality, African-diaspora Issues ,Transracial Adoption, Adoption, Millenial Issues (education, finance, travel, dating),Toronto Music Scene, Podcasts, Interviews,@M_3rcyhttps://noisey.vice.com/en_ca/article/rmaq94/frank-dukes-is-the-busiest-producer-you-know-nothing-abouthttps://noisey.vice.com/en_ca/article/6vm44d/documenting-drakes-fascination-with-battle-rapgoo.gl/UUzMXrToronto/London U.K / Open & able to travelmeron.gaudet@gmail.com
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MulubaHabanyamaSexual & Mental Health, Millenials, Diversity, Pop Culture, HIV, Beauty, Lifestyle, Adulting, Interviews@mulubaaaahttp://www.flare.com/sex-and-relationships/dating-with-hiv/http://www.mtvstayingalive.org/blog/2015/04/how-i-told-the-the-world-that-i-was-hiv-positive/https://youtu.be/052-i3BG7Q0muluba.caToronto, ON. Open to travel.mulubahabanyama@gmail.com
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A.Harmonymusic (hip hop/R&B/soul critique + interviews), entertainment, pop culture, race, racism, gender, women's issues@AHarmonyMusichttp://www.cbc.ca/radio/upclose/a-harmony-1.4182938https://exclaim.ca/music/article/avenge_the_city_dc_rapper_goldlink_fights_gentrification_with_chocolate_city_stories_on_at_what_costhttp://ontheaside.com/music/jessie-reyez-is-the-star-we-need-right-now/http://justharmz.com/Toronto, open to travelinfo@aharmonymusic.com
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Huda Hassan pop culture, race, gender, women's issues, immigration. essays and book reviews. @_hudahassanhttp://www.flare.com/news/drake-police/http://nationalpost.com/entertainment/books/book-reviews/in-mychal-denzel-smiths-memoir-young-black-identity-is-a-conflicted-space-between-optimism-and-deathhttps://www.thefader.com/2016/04/28/banning-shisha-in-toronto-is-about-a-lot-more-than-health-codeshttps://hudahassan.contently.comToronto / Montreal, open to travelhudamina@gmail.com
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TanyaHaylesMotherhood, black culture, pop culture@teehailshttps://www.todaysparent.com/family/family-life/why-i-created-a-facebook-group-for-black-moms-only/https://www.teenvogue.com/story/black-girl-magic-movementhttps://blavity.com/13643Torontohello@haylescreative.com
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Carolyn HindsFilm/TV (essays, reviews, critiques), Celebrity interviews, Set visits, Comiccon coverage, Black womanhood and African-Diaspora issues@Carriecnh12BlackGirlNerds.comTheRoot.comToronto (open to travel)
carolynhinds0525@gmail.com
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SandyHudsonrace, racism, education, municipal, provincial and federal politics. non-partisan. labour. women's issues@sandelahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGzBy3C0hQ4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t8YYy75dnwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bW6WxWZ_1gTorontosandy@sandyhudson.ca
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Chioma Ifeanyi-OkoroBusiness, Strategy, Empowerment, Fiction, Interviews, African Diaspora Culture, Lifestyle, Poetry, Short Stories@chiomaiohttp://www.shedoesthecity.com/her-career-chioma-ifeanyi-okorowww.myafricancorner.comToronto (open to travel)thepassionpreneurproject@gmail.com
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VanessaJevPan African Theater, race, black diaspora, feminism, Pan African culture, matriarchs, classism, identity, pop culture@vanessajevhttps://thevarsity.ca/2016/06/17/a-cind-ah-rella-story/https://excal.on.ca/who-said-cinderella-cant-be-black/http://wimato.ca/there-should-be-a-space-for-people-of-colour-in-theatre-an-interview-with-vanessa-jev/https://www.facebook.com/vanessajevproductions/Toronto (open to travel)vanessajev@gmail.com
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ArielleKayabaga
Fiction, Black Canadian, Black History Month info, Poems, culture, human rights related
@ArielkeKWorking on a websiteLondon, Ontarioakayabga@gmail.com
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ErinLowersMusic Critique + Interviews (Hip-Hop, R&B), Cultural Studies, Canadian Arts Infrastruture, Music Diversity, Toronto's Music industry + Artists @ellhahhttps://exclaim.ca/writers/erin_lowers

https://medium.com/@ellhah/toronto-bred-kings-the-good-the-bad-the-ugly-3e9c0a8dc7e7https://georgiemagazine.com/music/raury/https://erinashley.contently.comToronto, open to travel; interest in music festivals aboradcontact.erinashley@gmail.com
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Gerri NakirigyaLutaayaPhilanthropy (fundraising), D&I, intersectional feminism@gerrilutaayahttp://www.afpinclusivegiving.ca/story/thanksgiving-donors-today-tomorrow-always/http://www.afpinclusivegiving.ca/story/sectors-much-needed-new-years-resolution-redefine-culture-philanthropy/In progressTorontogerri.lutaaya@gmail.com
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Yasmine MathurinNews, reviews, Identity, Race, Millenial Issues, French Caribbean Diaspora, Podcast, Haiti, Music (world, funk, soul, jazz) @yazbegrams http://www.cbc.ca/radio/docproject/insufficient-funds-a-grad-s-biggest-secret-is-that-she-s-broke-1.4012035https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9QIVgAAi_Qhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/petition-calls-for-u-s-to-intervene-in-deportation-of-haitian-born-dominicans-1.3117958http://yasminemathurin.pressfolios.com/Toronto, ON. Open to travel. (Calgary/Edmonton/Ottawa/Montreal)yasmine.mathurin@gmail.com
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IssaOmayraRace, queerness, justice system, prisons, Canadian Prairies, francophonie outside Quebec, African diasporas, media, TV/Radio/digital. Editing. Essay and book review.@omayraissaBlack Pioneers in Sask.Healing through pow wow in jailVisa discriminationUpcomingSaskatoon. Open to travel omayraissa@gmail.com
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AmandaParrisArt, pop culture, film, music, literature, current affairs, race, gender, education, interviews, essays, theatre. Also write theatre plays, television and radio scripts@amanda_parrishttp://www.cbc.ca/arts/this-powerful-film-moves-beyond-the-statistics-to-show-the-human-cost-of-gun-violence-1.3805309https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X02LmAmN8qYhttp://www.cbc.ca/arts/how-one-play-inspired-a-new-guide-for-bringing-deaf-artists-and-audiences-to-the-theatre-1.3889395https://amandaparris.com/Torontoamandaparris4@gmail.com
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Cheryldean PetersRace, Lifestyle, Social Justice, Black History, Feminism, Daily News, Podcast (women in photo-journalism), Short Stories, Interviews@cheryldeanphttps://torontoobserver.ca/2016/12/13/resident-faces-revitalization-of-community-housing/https://torontoobserver.ca/2017/03/13/ontarios-government-revealed-a-plan-to-address-systemic-racism/amp/https://torontoobserver.ca/2017/12/14/community-weighs-in-on-danforth-revitalization/TBAToronto - open to travel.cdean.peters@gmail.com
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BeeQuammiePop culture, race, women's issues, feminism/womanism, Afro-Caribbean diasporic culture, motherhood, health and wellness, the arts (music,movies, literary reviews)@beequammiehttps://www.saveur.com/ackee-saltfish-jamaican-national-dish-historyhttp://www.flare.com/news/hm-racist-sweater/https://tvo.org/article/current-affairs/shared-values/parents-help-shape-what-it-means-to-be-canadianhttp://www.beequammie.com/Toronto, open to travelbee@beequammie.com
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Takara SmallTechnology, science, entrepreneurship, business (Mediums: video, writing, editing and developing)@TakaraSmallhttps://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wnxqbz/why-more-blood-is-still-better-when-it-comes-to-medical-testshttps://takarasmall.com/2015/12/01/the-economics-of-blogging-turning-likes-into-cash/
https://dmz.ryerson.ca/the-ugly-truth-about-how-underrepresentation-is-hurting-tech/
takarasmall.comTorontoTakara.small@gmail.com
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SharineTaylorMusic (dancehall, R&B, rap, neo-soul), Jamaican and Caribbean Cultural Production, Toronto's Music Industry and Toronto Artists, Pop Culture Criticism, (Mis)representations of Black and Afro-Caribbean bodies, Diaspora, Black Womanhood; Also familiar with working on camera and creating/producing original video content@shharineshharine.co/freelancewww.shharine.coToronto, willing to travel to Jamaica or New Yorkwww.shharine.co/contact
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AishaVertusMusic, Socio-Linguistic, Culture, Haiti, Brazil, Travel@aie_chat (Twitter)
http://win.gs/2EsFx32
http://bit.ly/2jM8Qnbhttp://bit.ly/2nR7mb1
tadealersdebeats.tumblr.com
Montreal / Brusselsaishacvertus@gmail.com
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MelissaVincentMusic (with a soft spot for alt-rock, hardcore, metal etc.), art, film, pop culture, race, politics, urban/city issues, women's issues, grassroots organizing @MellVincenthttps://pitchfork.com/thepitch/why-you-need-to-know-lido-pimienta-who-just-won-canadas-most-important-music-prize/https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8094802/daniel-caesar-grammys-2018-freudian-interviewhttp://www.thefader.com/2016/06/30/how-the-diy-scene-is-different-when-youre-blackhttps://melissavincent.contently.com/Torontomelissavincent5@gmail.com
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OsobeWaberiUrban life, poetry, lifestyle, womanhood, breaking news, entertainment@OsobeWaberihttps://torontoobserver.ca/2018/03/22/centennial-college-student-becomes-daughters-teacher/https://torontoobserver.ca/2018/03/27/welcome-back-poetry/https://torontoobserver.ca/2018/02/27/toronto-director-gives-audience-taste-of-haven/Toronto, ONosobewaberi@gmail.com
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MelaynaWilliamsAnti-Black racism, culture, intersectional feminism/womanism, human rights, law@MelaynaWilliamshttp://www.flare.com/news/ride-or-die/https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/59wjj8/why-trudeau-should-stop-the-deportation-of-abdoul-kadir-abdihttp://www.macleans.ca/opinion/the-tragic-echoes-in-the-cycle-of-black-death/Toronto melayna.williams@gmail.com
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Marie-Ange Zibi
Writer & editor. Interviews, Montreal music scene, arts, culture,
Pan-African culture, Cameroon, womanhood, black beauty, African diaspora,
education, lifestyle
@MarieAngeZibi
http://blogue.artv.ca/author/marie-ange/
http://montrealcampus.ca/tag/marie-ange-zibi/
http://www.tonpetitlook.com/fr/collabos/marie-ange-zibi
UpcomingMontreal, QCmarieange.zibi@gmail.com
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