BLACKS IN THE NEWS
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.
Sunday, 02 October 2016 05:07 Written by Administrator
OCAD University has appointed Dr. Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall as Dean of the Faculty of Design, effective August 29, 2016. Reporting to the Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Tunstall will be responsible for the educational and research leadership, development and supervision of the Faculty of Design.
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 18:30 Written by Administrator
Canada’s #1 Black online magazine has launched a social media campaign called #BlackHistory365 highlighting Black historical figures, places and stories every single day of the year.
TIFF opens tonight and we thought you may be wondering what Black focused films are out there this year. Well look no further. Here's a quick guide. We'll have reviews of a few films in the coming week. Click on titles for more info!
Sunday, 31 July 2016 15:13 Written by Jeff D. King
16,000 revellers paraded down the Lakeshore in the 49th annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival.
Saturday, 30 July 2016 09:36 Written by Administrator
TORONTO, ON (July 26, 2016) Masai Ujiri, President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, and President and Founder of Giants of Africa, announced today that Giants of Africa will be conducting camps in six countries across Africa this summer.
Saturday, 16 July 2016 12:32 Written by Neil Armstrong
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.