Black In The Maritimes

A Colored Podcast

Hillary Leblanc

I’m Hillary, a 26-year-old biracial, bisexual, bilingual woman born in the Maritimes now working in Ontario. I am many things rolled into one, and I am happy to be writing for Black In The Maritimes.

The Story of My Body

I never cared much about my body until people started to hate me for it. According to others my body came out of my mother too dark complected for acceptance, too thin to be healthy, with hair too curly to […]

The Missing POC’s in AA

In a previous blog I explored the stigma around alcoholism and addiction, how struggling communities often face the same dehumanization for their addiction issues and how white people struggling with addictions are sometimes portrayed as brave whereas POC’s are cast […]

Why I Hated Black Men

Growing up, my mom was a single mother, and never dated anyone the entire 22 years before she became wheelchair bound. The only couple I looked up to as “love” were my white god parents who are still together to […]