In Canada, then, one can be born Black, marry White, and die confused; or struggle to build a career, be blocked in ascension (due to racist spite), and quit—or be fired—embittered, but not ever know—for sure— why one failed or faltered.

George Elliott Clarke

“An Anatomy of the Originality of African-Canadian Thought,” The CLR James Journal, p. 68

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