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Stories of the Caribbean:
Must Read books by Caribbean writers.

In Discover, list by Ola Idris

The Caribbean is littered with rich experiences and adaptations of life on the islands. The stories and culture often transcend borders and are reflected in the experiences of Caribbean immigrants all over the globe. Dive in with us into these narratives as we explore 7 titles written by Caribbean writers.  ‘Til the Well Runs Dry – Lauren Francis-Sharma Francis-Sharma takes …

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Marriage, Love, Sex, Power:
10 Must-Read Black Novels and Short Stories

In Discover, list by Mirabelle Harris-Eze

All uncomplicated relationships are alike; every complicated relationship is complicated in its own way (Anna Karenina principle anyone?). From polygynous partnerships to unpaid bride price, the novels and short stories below delve into a variety of relationships. Some stories will leave you asking: What’s love got to do with it? Others answer: Everything.

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A Black person’s guide to saving the planet

In Discover, list by Gabriela Roberts

The earth is in shambles. But it’s not entirely OUR fault. Sure there are things we can work on together. Take time to nurture our soil a bit more. But we are reducing reusing and recycling. The margine container with leftovers, eco-friendly. Plastic bag drawer for all our plastic bag needs, eco-friendly. Kids being yelled out to turn off the …

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How Black twitter is quarantining

In Discover, list by Gabriela Roberts

Black people have this united talent of making the best out of any situation. COVID-19 and quarantine is no expectation. Calling out someone’s ashy elbows can no longer happen as easily as before, we can still manage to laugh at other things like taking Dr. Umar out of context and applying his invigorated speech to literally anything else.  We have …

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All the places we would rather be, and then some.

In Discover, list by Gabriela Roberts

We all had travel plans this year. To Africa, to Asia, to the fridge. As unfortunate as it is that we were put on house arrest without warning for the last 7 months, that does not mean our travel plans have been totally wiped from this year. Many are rediscovering their own backyards, their states, provinces, and countries. With a little creativity (or delusion) you too can travel and have the vacation experience.

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Discover African and Black students Associations

In Discover, list by Ola Idris

Obviously these are not the only clubs that exist in Ontario or even in North America and the west that act as representatives of our collective power. Let us know about your Black/African Association and your experiences. We are always looking to connect and grow the TRAD family. We are who we are because of the people that have built us up!

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Rest is for the Strong

In Discover, list by Ola Idris

If 2020 has taught me one thing, it’s the importance of cultivating and healing my mental health. In a world where we are continuously absorbing content that is littered with Black and African Death, In a world where we are obviously addicted to social media and its connectivity, we are bringing you some accounts to add to your instagram and make your feed a space of healing.

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Discover Traditions.

In Discover, list by Odogwu Ibezimako

At The Kraal, our storytelling is communicated through; an in depth study of African history, arts & culture, traditions & spirituality and lifestyle. Our work seeks to answer one simple question: how do we add value to our reader’s life?  From this vision, we are committed to the truth. Looking for it and spreading it as much as we can. …