Monday September 22, 2014
Categories: Our Show, Spoken Word , Visual Art, music
Friday November 15, 2013
Their motives were not really clear. Maybe they were trying to show their support for defenceman, P.K. Suban, who is black?
Is painting ones face black always offensive? What if it was done with good intentions... even in admiration of a black athlete or artist?
Art history professor Charmaine Nelson says the history of blackface is just too painful and it's never okay.
And she says that alarmingly, she's seeing a resurgence of blackface incidents.
Listen to her interview with Jeanette:
Categories: Our Show
Saturday April 27, 2013
The May edition of the French-language magazine focuses on diversity.
Fashion insiders are lauding the concept.
But some in the fashion industry question why Justine Legault, the beautiful plus-size model on the cover was photographed in what seems to be an unflattering angle that would rarely be used for sample-sized models.
An article in the magazine also revealed a lukewarm reception for plus-sized models among designers.
How much progress is being made in the fight to have more diversity of body types in the world of fashion?
Jeanette Kelly speaks to the magazine's brand director, Sandra Abi-Rahed, as well as Marie-Josée Trembe, the president of Specs Model Management.