Media Appearances


CBC News

'I can talk about my troubles': Why chats with barbers can promote health for black men | CBC News · Posted: Dec 24, 2018 4:00 AM ET

“To discuss the Los Angeles study findings, CBC News spoke to Cheryl Thompson, an assistant professor in the faculty of communication and design at Ryerson University in Toronto who has studied the history of barbering in Canada.” Read more at

CBC Montreal

Real Talk on Race: Blackface performances a hit in bygone Montreal | Ainslie MacLellan · CBC News · Posted: Mar 23, 2016 1:30 PM ET | Last Updated: March 23, 2016

“While a PhD student at McGill, Thompson scoured photo and print collections of Montreal's McCord Museum and found dozens of images of blackface performers and advertisements for minstrel shows in Montreal.” Read more at

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