BLACKS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:24 Written by LC Kemp
With a population of 2.6 million and rapidly expanding, Toronto is by far Canada’s most culturally diverse city.
Leon “Eklipz” Robinson is a Renaissance street artist, photographer, emcee, painter, videographer, graf writer, and b-boy who fuses hip hop into his visual artworks. His work has recently been featured in Miami’s Art Basel and in an exhibition entitled Mixtapes: Hip Hop’s Lost Archive at Gallery 918 in Toronto.
Monday, 20 February 2017 19:05 Written by Administrator
Dr. Inez Naomi Elliston, educator, author and community leader passed away peacefully on February 7th surrounded by her family and friends.
Monday, 20 February 2017 18:42 Written by Administrator
Comic book writer Anthony Ruttgaizer ("The F1rst Hero", "Actionverse") and artist Carlos Granda (“Geek-Girl”, “The Jungle Book”) have teamed up to bring an all-ages graphic novel featuring a racially-diverse cast of characters to readers and have launched a Kickstarter to fund the project.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 05:19 Written by Sharee Williams
With Canada celebrating its 150th anniversary, the release of recently published book, “100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women” is perfect for the occasion.
The City of Toronto and OCASI (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants) have joined forces to launch a public education campaign to raise awareness about the persistence of Anti-Black racism socially, politically and economically.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 19:17 Written by Teneile Warren
"Voters over donors! Hurt people holler. Sometimes it sounds like Black Lives Matter. Sometimes it sounds like Bernie Sanders. Sometimes it sounds like Donald Trump. But they are hurting and we need to listen to them."
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 08:04 Written by Camille Dundas
Here's an alarming statistic: did you know that nearly half of Canadians are semi-literate? 42% of our population has low literacy skills and by 2031, more than 15 million Canadian adults will join that group.
Thursday, 27 October 2016 18:11 Written by Administrator
Wanda Thomas Bernard, a professor at Dalhousie’s School of Social Work, has been named to the Senate of Canada.