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The faces of Boyle Street Community Centre

At first glance the crowds standing around the narrow entrance of Boyle Street Community Services are intimidating. Most of the people have rough appearances and tough demeanors. But, as so often is the case, things are not what they appear

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Breaking the cycle

When Gil Scott-Heron wrote and released the classic soul song “Home Is Where the Hatred Is” in 1971, he was sharing the story of a man at the end of his options: “a junkie walking through the twilight” who saw

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Drugs won’t make your favourite rapper great again

When Kid Cudi’s 2009 album Man on the Moon: End of Day was released, it was widely-received as a drug-influenced album. Many songs make frequent overt references to drug use. The music video to “The Pursuit of Happiness” stars Cudi

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