BLACKS IN THE NEWS

Ricardo McRae named Distinguished Man of Honour

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 00:00 Written by
The BBPA’s annual Distinguished Men of Honour ceremony is tomorrow.
Jasmine Lee, a highly-regarded Toronto real estate broker,

Roy T. Anderson To Receive Trailblazer Award

Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00 Written by
Roy T. Anderson is the writer, director and producer of the award-winning film Akwantu: the Journey,

Day of Pampering for Women In Need

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 00:00 Written by
The BeYoutiful Project is a community outreach initiative
The Black Business and Professional Association Announces The 2014 BBPA Harry Jerome Award Winners The 32nd Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards: “Reaching Beyond the Stars”
Jamaica National Building Society’s Toronto Representative Office is holding a Black History Month Essay competition.
Starting in 2015, every third February in Monday will be a statutory holiday in Nova Scotia.

Looking for Black History Month Events?

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 18:02 Written by
Look no further! We have more Black History Month events listed on our website than anywhere else in Canada. Click here for our comprehensive BHM event calendar.

Olympic Ones To Watch!

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 17:15 Written by
PK Subban, Toronto, age 24 PK Subban (full name Pernell Karl) first wore the maple leaf internationally at the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship where Canada won the gold medal.

Things You Never Knew About Blacks in Hockey

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 00:00 Written by
Let me start by confessing that I have little interest in the game of hockey. Watching a bunch of guys fight over a tiny puck is just not my idea of excitement.
A class action complaint has been filed with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario alleging racial profiling by Toronto police.

Canada Post Celebrates Black History Month

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 13:32 Written by
Canada Post celebrates Black History Month by commemorating two distinctive and historic African-Canadian communities: Vancouver's Hogan's Alley and Halifax's Africville.

Maestro track in 2014 Winter Olympics

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 00:00 Written by
CBC has announced that the “Reach for the Sky (Gold Medal Mix)” by Maestro Fresh Wes, featuring Classified and Blue Rodeo,