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herizons Spring 2020 | VOLUME 34 NO. 1

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herizons Spring 2020 | VOLUME 34 NO. 1

news

HOW KENYAN GIRLS CHANGED THIER WORLD . . . 6 
by Amanda Le Rougetel

NEEDS OF YOUNG WOMEN WITH
DISABILITIES OVERLOOKED . . . 7 
by Sandhya Singh
FILM EXPLORES LEGACY OF COLTEN BOUSHIE . . . 9 
by Doreen Nicoll
features
COMBING THROUGH BLACK
BEAUTY CULTURE . . . 12 
Black hair is political. Whether it’s intention- ally worn as a political statement, or it becomes political based on assumptions of a white- dominant culture, Black hair is never just hair. Cheryl Thompson’s book Beauty in a Box: Detangling the Roots of Canada’s Black Beauty Culture is a fascinating story of history, culture and Black feminist politics.
by Cicely-Belle Blain
WITCHES OF THE WORLD UNITE . . .  16 
There’s a witchy aesthetic sweeping through
feminist circles, and according to astrologers,
tarot practitioners and members of a witch
collective, it’s no surprise, given these times of impending climate crisis and ever-expanding enclosures of capitalism.
by Andi Schwartz
DIRTY PLOTTE . . . 22 
The Frenetic Feminism of Julie Doucet
Quebec comic creator Julie Doucet has carved out a legacy as an artist who kicked open doors to explore gender and satirize social taboos.
by Nyala V. Ali
reviews
MUSIC REVIEWS …………………………. 28 
Night in the Park, Kiss in the Dark by Caveboy;
Hey, I’m Just Like You by Tegan and Sara; I Disagree
by Poppy
by Alison Lang and Kate Sloan
SPRINGREADING ………………………… 30 
Rue des Rosiers by Rhea Tregebov; The Hard
Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis; Feel Free by Zadie
Smith; Paper Houses by Dominique Fortier; My Year
of Living Spiritually by Anne Bokma; A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston by Robyn Crawford; The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture by Alicia Eler; Four Unruly Women
by Ted McCoy; Thicket by Melanie Janisse-Barlow
FILMREVIEWS …………………………… 38 
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael; Retrospekt;
We Are Not Princesses
by Maureen Medved
columns
GIVING BIRTH WHILE INDIGENOUS ……………. 5 
by Lianne Leddy
TRUTH AND WRECKCONCILIATION …………… 11 
by Judy Rebick
#METOO:IT’S A MOVEMENT,NOT A VERB . . . . . . . . . 27 
by Kate Sloan
RESPONSE TO COVID CRISIS MUST INCLUDE GREEN PLAN …………………….. 40 
by Penni Mitchell

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