Wednesday, 01 April 2015 06:42 Written by Teneile Warren
John Ridley’s racially charged contribution to Thursday night television, American Crime, isn’t built on a new premise.
Thursday, 12 March 2015 13:43 Written by Nicole Franklin
Christene A. Browne is the director of Another Planet, the first dramatic feature film to be directed by a Black woman in Canada.
Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00 Written by Blackstarline Book Club
ByBlacks Rating: BBBB
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00 Written by Lucy Oneka
Waleed Abdulhamid is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, vocalist, producer and film-maker. He was born in Sudan and began performing at the age of 6. Abdulhamid who teaches at Humber College has toured Egypt, Syria, Kuwait and Emirate, and is known for incorporating traditional rhythms into popular music from Sudan.
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00 Written by Danica Samuel
Angela Walcott’s perfect bedtime story will inspire and uplift the lives of African Canadian children who need the confidence to be whatever they want to be.
Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00 Written by Lucy Oneka
For Canadian author Lawrence Hill, the journey from page to screen was an emotional rollercoaster ride beginning with the very title, The Book of Negroes.
Friday, 30 January 2015 00:00 Written by Roger Dundas
Shakespeares’ Niggas, Beatdown, Born Ready, Pusha-Man...sound familiar? These are some of the plays written by Trinidadian born Joseph Jomo Pierre. His plays have been produced by Obsidian Theatre company, and now Jomo has co-written a piece based on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, aptly titled Twisted.
Selwyn Jacob's teachable spirit is the driving force behind his films. Growing up in Trinidad & Tobago and then moving to Alberta in 1968, he always loved watching movies, documentaries and television shows.