Matthew R. Morris is an educator and writer, born and raised in Toronto. His writing focuses on the intersection of race, Black masculinity, hip-hop culture, and education. He currently teaches middle school in the TDSB and believes that the more credentials behind his name only equate to the more tattoos down his forearms. He holds a Master of Arts from the University of Toronto. He has written with TVO, Huffington Post, ETFO’s “The Voice” magazine, and Education Canada magazine. Matthew is a TEDx speaker and has been featured in the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, CBC Radio, and CityNews Toronto. You can find his work on his blog: www.matthewrmorris.com.