18 episodes

Toronto is a multicultural hotspot. But the diversity that makes the city special isn’t often reflected in the stories we hear and the discussions we have. Black Tea will change that. Dalton Higgins and Melayna Williams are here to bring important and uncomfortable Black community conversations out in the open, and to have some laughs while doing it.

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Toronto is a multicultural hotspot. But the diversity that makes the city special isn’t often reflected in the stories we hear and the discussions we have. Black Tea will change that. Dalton Higgins and Melayna Williams are here to bring important and uncomfortable Black community conversations out in the open, and to have some laughs while doing it.

    Black Foodies

    Black Foodies

    We talk to one of Canada’s most popular food Influencers Ryan Hinkson (Eat Famous) about hot culinary trends, the relationship between food and race,  food photography, and customer service stereotypes.

    • 37 min
    Afro-Indigenous Colombian Identity, Music and Art

    Afro-Indigenous Colombian Identity, Music and Art

    We talk to Polaris Prize winning singer/songwriter and visual artist Lido Pimienta about her music and artistic process, Black and Indigenous identity in Colombia, motherhood and more. Version Française 

    • 37 min
    Beats, Rhymes and Life

    Beats, Rhymes and Life

    Art is supposed to reflect the times– so what is the responsibility of artists who document the Black community? We are always having an unending discussion on Black music and how much we own, can claim and who profits. Guest: Kardinal Offishall Version Française  English Transcript

    • 38 min
    Influencer Culture

    Influencer Culture

    Her journey into becoming one of the most visible Black influencers in Canada is such a fascinating one. Today we talk to Sasha Exeter about how her education, experiences with competitive sports and career shaped her into crafting a career from scratch, before the term “influencer” was at the tip of everyone’s tongue. And for … Continue reading "Influencer Culture"

    • 32 min
    Satire, Comedy and Politics: Roles, Responsibilities and Mishaps

    Satire, Comedy and Politics: Roles, Responsibilities and Mishaps

    Comedy and satire continue to serve as excellent mediums for political discourse and critique. What responsibilities do the comedians have to the communities they joke about? If this is a form of allyship, and what role does representation have? Guest: Ryan McMahon English Trancript Version Française 

    • 43 min
    Race, Gender & Canadian Politics

    Race, Gender & Canadian Politics

    Our political landscape is missing a myriad of voices, including Black women. How has this impacted the news cycle, or affected the minds and ideologies of voters? GUEST: Celina Caesar-Chavannes English Transcript Version Française 

    • 39 min

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