Personal Essay

How long will Canada keep adoring my cute black boy?

Lise Watson, the white adoptive mother of an eight-year-old black boy, reflects on her gnawing fears as her young son begins to ask hard questions.

"Is he already being singled out in the schoolyard?"

Lise Watson, the white adoptive mother of an eight-year-old black boy, reflects on her gnawing fears as her young son begins to ask hard questions. (Lise Watson)

About the Author

Lise Watson

Lise Watson has been a member of the Toronto African music community for over twenty years. She is the publisher/editor of Toronto World Arts Scene (TWAS). She has studied and currently works at OISE at the University of Toronto.

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