Here's why I no longer use the phrase.
Phillip Dwight Morgan is a Toronto-based writer, essayist and poet of Jamaican heritage. His writings on race and politics have appeared in Maclean's, CBC, the Toronto Star, the Walrus, as well as in Briarpatch and Spacing magazines. You can find him on Twitter at @philldmorgan.
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