How long will Canada keep adoring my cute black boy?

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How long will Canada keep adoring my cute black boy?

“Is he already being singled out in the schoolyard?”

Lise Watson, the white adoptive mother of an eight-year-old black boy, reflects on her gnawing fears as her young son begins to ask hard questions. (Lise Watson)

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Lise Watson

Lise Watson has been a member of the Toronto African music community for over twenty years. She is the publisher/editor of Toronto World Arts Scene (TWAS). She has studied and currently works at OISE at the University of Toronto.

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How long will Canada keep adoring my cute black boy?

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