BLACKS IN THE NEWS
Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario government were lambasted at the first public community meeting on systemic racism, organized by the Anti-Racism Directorate, which was established by the government in February. There was also sharp criticism for Mayor John Tory, who was invited by Wynne and sat in the front row with her and other councillors, cabinet ministers, and school board trustees to listen to the concerns of the community.

Afrofest 2016 Roundup

Monday, 11 July 2016 15:40 Written by
Attendance at Afrofest was noticeably lower this year. It could have been that thousands of people were homing watching the Euro Cup finals or that there were half a dozen other festivals in Toronto happening on the same weekend.

I Need To Know My Father Is Back!

Friday, 17 June 2016 09:05 Written by
(PRESS RELEASE) After premiering in June of 2011, little did Marcia Brown, founder and artistic director of Marcia Brown Productions (MBP) know that in 2016 I Need To Know My Father (written and directed by Brown) would still be running and in demand.

Thanks For Making Us #1

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 18:17 Written by
Thank you for making us #1. In the month of May 2016 alone we’ve had nearly 40,000 unique visitors.
40 of Canada’s top Black female filmmakers and media artists have united to form the Black Women Film! Leadership Program. The first of its kind program is now underway at the Tiff Bell Lightbox and Nia Centre for the Arts (May 21 - 31).
A Toronto mother of two has been airlifted back home after a horrific fall thanks to a crowd funding campaign.
Branded Youth Marketing Conference is a one day opportunity where young entrepreneurs can get free advice from experts in different fields such as social media marketing, media pitching, business writing and press kit development.

Young Writers In The Spotlight

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 22:16 Written by
Last Sunday, Jamaica National Building Society Canada gave out awards to the winners of its yearly Black History Month essay competition for youth.

Review: Fresh Paint Studio and Café

Friday, 11 March 2016 11:59 Written by
Fresh Paint Studio and Café is the newest business to open its doors in the thriving neighbourhood of East Danforth.
Sports fans have been following the legal saga involving DraftKings and FanDuel.

Black Diamond Ball: In Photos

Monday, 29 February 2016 23:27 Written by
Toronto's first Black Diamond Ball on Friday was one of the hottest tickets in town.
(PRESS RELEASE) dance Immersion proudly presents its 2016 Showcase Presentation, Footsteps Across Canada, a celebration of the human spirit and diverse Canadian expression with six dynamic choreographers from across the country.
(PRESS RELEASE) Toronto, ON. - February 18, 2016. A new and innovative one-of-a-kind Canadian subscription box will soon be available for your one-of-a-kind child right to your doorstep.