The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Voices

y documentary, Black Hair, started as a class project for journalism school but it quickly turned into a passion project. I became obsessed with creating a film that truly captured the emotional, psychological and social effects that came with having afro-textured hair.

I wanted to tell more than just a story, I wanted to shed light on a painful reality that doesn't get talked about. 

The former 44th president of the United States sat down with television host and celebrity Dave Kelly at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The talk, "A Conversation with Barack Obama," explored a wide range of topics including Obama’s family, the next generation, his time in the White House and the need for action to be taken in terms of climate change.

When I was 12, my grandfather, who we called Pépère, gave me a forest green binder. To any average 12-year-old, this gift wouldn’t seem very exciting, perhaps more of a burden than a gift, but to me it was one of the most meaningful gestures that I still cherish.