It has been nearly a year since the Black Lives Matter March on June 6th 2020. While there have been steps in the right direction in the conversation about systemic racism, we have so much work still to do. This is a chance to see where we stand as a city, and what is left to do. These are not times to get complacent, but rather take risks without unearned benefits.
From art to advocacy, everything Kween has worked toward focuses on creating opportunities for representation and healing.
“No matter what walk of life you are as a BIPOC community member, you have to also be in a space of activism because we’re fighting for our lives everyday,” she says, “and I think that’s translated in my art, one, as a big piece of healing.”
The dance teacher, singer, actor and activist is heavily involved within the Guelph community and the Guelph Black Heritage Society, where she led the Guelph Black Lives Matter march in solidarity in June.