writer and critic with a focus on arts, culture, and politics
No matter how far from Toronto he goes, SAFE's music always embodies Esplanade
An essay on Halal Gang's SAFE and his roots.
Review: Three-Thirty exhibition
A review of Anique Jordan's exhibit, Three-Thirty.
Ebhoni Is Reclaiming the Toronto R&B Crown for Women
An interview with Toronto-born artist, Ebhoni.
History in Motion (Interview with Itah Sadu)
An interview with Itah Sadu, co-owner of A Different Booklist, about continuing to survive in a changing city.
Black Muslim Women Keep the Energy of #BlackOutEid Alive
A feature for Paper Magazine.
CBC's "Drake's Plan" (Episode 3: "Taking Toronto")
I spoke with CBC's The Gem about Drake, hip hop, and criminality.
Ford Nation's Deep Divide
I investigate Doug Ford's claim to the Black communities of Toronto's west end.
We Are Family (Interview with Yannick Anton)
A cover story for West End Phoenix. I spoke with photographer Yannick Anton.
I Tried to Fast it Away
An essay for Hazlitt on healing during Ramadan.
A Moment With: Huda Hassan
An interview with Marlowe Granados for VSP Consignment.
Through Suffering, We Laugh
A feature story for Ethnic Aisle's Joy issue.
The State of Black Mourning
An essay on grief.
The Twilight Of The Angry Black Woman
An essay on Nicki Minaj, Sandra Bland, and tropes against Black women.
CTV Pop Life Panel on Stereotypes
Dangers of stereotypes in pop culture.
12 Days of Feminists: Huda Hassan on the Artful Kim Ninkuru
An interview with interdisciplinary artist Kim Ninkuru.