Being a Graduate Student of Colour

I remember spending hours searching for clinical psychology faculty across the country that matched my research interests. Mental health in minorities & forensic populations. I remember the cycle so well. It always started with curiosity: ’I wonder if there’s a place for me at [insert public university in Canada].’ Confusion: where is everyone? is noContinue reading “Being a Graduate Student of Colour”

Black Lives Matter

“America is not another word for Opportunity to all her sons.”⁣ ― 𝗪.𝐄.𝐁. 𝐃𝐮 𝐁𝐨𝐢𝐬, 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘚𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘉𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘍𝘰𝘭𝘬⁣  “A feeling of inferiority? No, a feeling of not existing.” ― 𝐅𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐳 𝐅𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐧, 𝘉𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘬 𝘚𝘬𝘪𝘯, 𝘞𝘩𝘪𝘵𝘦 𝘔𝘢𝘴𝘬𝘴 ⁣ •••⁣ Imagine being a black American that cannot trust a system that claimed it would protect them and promisedContinue reading “Black Lives Matter”