Tricia Hylton

Tricia Hylton is a freelance writer living in Toronto, Ontario. Through her writing, Tricia hopes to provide insights to create conversation and understanding on the impact of Canada’s social, economic and political policies and cultural norms on the many multi-ethnic communities in Canada. Tricia is the recipient of the 2006 Ethnic Media of Canada Award. To send you comments to Tricia, contact her @ palpitations@rogers.com.

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Jun 1, 2007

The fears of one paranoid black mother

Tricia Hylton
The shooting death of 14-year-old C.W. Jefferys student Jordan Manners has caused many of my carefully hidden fears to surface. Precious cargo, I call them, so precious that we must go out of our wa
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Aug 2, 2006

A practical solution to gun violence

Tricia Hylton
It's generally accepted that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is a pretty smart guy. So why is his government's plan to reduce gun crimes so misguided? All the experts say the legislation to impose stif
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May 30, 2006

A column, a math question and Black History Month

Tricia Hylton
If a national columnist had written his wholly misinformed article, or a math question about Condoleezza Rice and a watermelon had been made public in February, then this would be a very timely artic
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Mar 30, 2006

The 'Hustle and Flow' of Black male stereotypes

Tricia Hylton
The film <i>Hustle and Flow</i> garnered international acclaim in 2005. This is unfortunate. What millions saw and millions more will see are stereotypical images of the aggressive, uneducated, sex
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Oct 14, 2005

The search for Black collective consciousness

Tricia Hylton
For a people under the oppression of slavery for more than 400 years, we have made great strides in a short period of time. But tell me, when you look at the state of Black Canada, or for that matte

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