Interview: Kwame “Write” Aidoo on an Earth Day Clean Up and Stewardship through Art

It’s snowing here in Canada which is nothing new, except that it’s April. There should be flower buds on the ground, not snow. Meanwhile, Ghana’s capital city of Accra and much of the country, is being drowned in plastic. Kwame Write is a multi-faceted spoken word artist, rapper, and founder of inkfluent.  Among many topics,… Continue reading Interview: Kwame “Write” Aidoo on an Earth Day Clean Up and Stewardship through Art

Live: Paring Down My Daughter’s Closet When Grandmas Won’t Stop Buying her Clothes

First of all, my daughter has way waayyy more clothing than I’d like her to have as a toddler. It’s been really hard to be a minimalist when my daughter is the first grandchild to two generous and doting grandmothers. One of her grandmas works at a major retail store and always has her eye… Continue reading Live: Paring Down My Daughter’s Closet When Grandmas Won’t Stop Buying her Clothes

Video: Over the Line: Conversations about Waste, Race, and the Environment

I just finished an interview with Jade Tynes for  Metro Halifax about the intersections of climate and racial justice. I spoke a lot about the speakers who took part in a two-day Symposium that took place in Halifax this past October called Over the Line: A Conversation about Race, Place, and the Environment. The symposium was… Continue reading Video: Over the Line: Conversations about Waste, Race, and the Environment

Today is the day! Earth, Art, Economy: A Green Collar Career Social

Today is the day an event happens that I’ve been planning for a long time. I’ve been imagining a version of this event for the last two years you guys. I thought of it originally as an arts event called Earth, Art, Soul.  It was to be an earth day event but with the most… Continue reading Today is the day! Earth, Art, Economy: A Green Collar Career Social