Written by: Human Rights, June 19 2020. The unarmed African-American’s death on 25 May was captured on video while a police officer knelt on his neck for over eight minutes in Minneapolis, sparking worldwide protest. During the debate on racism, alleged police brutality and violence against protesters that preceded the […]
I was born in Jamaica and have been residing in Canada for over 20 years. I graduated with Honours Bachelor of Arts degree at University of Toronto, a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration at Seneca College, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the West Indies, Mona. I've worked for the former Ministry of Children ad Youth Services (now the Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services). Now I'm a Court and Client Representative for the Ministry of the Attorney General. In my spare time, I write press releases, blogs, and news articles for different organizations, including my own website. I write about experiences about travelling, social justice issues, relationship and spirituality. Visit me at shaunacassell.ca
Written by: The Canadian Press A group supporting migrant workers held a virtual rally Sunday that called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and MPs to immediately extend full immigration status for all non-permanent residents. The event, sponsored by the Migrant Rights Network, featured a series of farm workers, caregivers, construction […]
I’m beginning to wonder if there is some unspoken truth about giving that nobody tells us about. Our parents sternly warned us to be kind and share with our brothers and sisters, but never really delve into the details about why. And as we get older, if we don’t share […]
“What is going on?” I wondered while finding shelter and looking up at the Sangicor bank, thinking someone must be out of their minds. “Were they watering flowers up there?” […]
On this Sunday afternoon I took part in the anti-Black racism protest held at Celebration Square in Mississauga, Square One area. This is one of a sequence of protests being […]
How can I tell that one believes that he/she is superior? This is the premise of racism, right? For one thing, I cannot read minds.
Most recently, a Black man was killed by the abuse of police power in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020. The question is, how is our nation dealing with this issue?
Throughout this time of Covid-19, I have been cajoled in a corner of reflection. I learnt a few things about myself: I have a problem. I have been hiding from […]
By: Rochelle Knight | Adventures from Elle https://adventuresfromelle.com/2019/06/15/boston-beach/ I’m convinced that Portland has Jamaica’s best beaches! Boston Beach was a long drive from Kingston but that was quickly forgotten by […]
by Marylin of GirlfriendTours Source: If you are a woman travelling to Jamaica solo this is a must read. Forget what your friends say, what you have read, or what you […]