Courtney Swan is a progressive Canadian blogger known for her advocacy and allyship in the ongoing fight for social justice and equality in North America. She also really, really loves a good cup of coffee.
It's a beautiful Tuesday evening here in Ottawa. The Raptors won last night, I'm drinking delicious fair-trade, organic Equator Coffee (by far my favourite coffee shop and roasters around), and watching the Warriors-Thunder... read more →
I am sick and tired of seeing hatred, bigotry, racism, Xenophobia, homophobia, sexism, white supremacy, and countless other horrendous acts being carried out in the name of Christianity. I am exhausted... read more →
I recently collaborated on a project with an incredible organization based out of Washtenaw County, Michigan, called Radical Washtenaw. Radical Washtenaw (RAW) is a collective of artists and activists that coalesced... read more →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_rl4ZGdy34 Similarly to how Macklemore has stated that writing White Privilege II was a way of processing the complex issue of white privilege, I am writing this post as I... read more →
Since President Richard Nixon coined the term in a press conference in June 1971, the 'War on Drugs' has been a forceful weapon for nationwide, institutionalized discrimination and racism in... read more →
"Your voice matters!" "You can be a difference-maker!" "Speak up, the world is listening!" I know you've heard it a million times before. I'm sure by now such sentiments don't even resonate... read more →