Shellene Drakes-Tull

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Period shaming is one more challenge women must overcome

Period shaming is one more challenge women must overcome

Late last year, the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment man­dat­ed that free men­stru­al prod­ucts…

My teacher said, 'Black people contributed nothing to Canada.' That's why we need Black History Month

My teacher said, 'Black people contributed nothing to Canada.' That's why we need Black History…

Last week, I par­tic­i­pat­ed in my sec­ond Black His­to­ry Month event of 2024.…

How racism enacts a heavy toll on mental health

How racism enacts a heavy toll on mental health

Black peo­ple glob­al­ly were ​“shook” when we saw George Floyd mur­dered by the police.…

Being honest about our ups and downs

Being honest about our ups and downs

Whew. We made it, folks — well, almost. 2024 is days away and I’m not declar­ing…