BLACKS IN THE NEWS
Thursday, 14 May 2015 18:00 Written by Administrator
Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees (“Pariah”) from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois.
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 04:48 Written by Roger Dundas
Highlighting a thought provoking topic, which affects many persons deemed to be in a minority race in first world countries, and convincingly showing how she continues to push past the many labels
Sunday, 29 March 2015 22:25 Written by Administrator
She was a queen, captured in her homeland, forcefully transported across the Atlantic Ocean in the belly of a slave ship. In the New World she would eventually rise up to become the leader of a new nation.
The Black Business and Professional Association Announces the 2015 BBPA Harry Jerome Award RecipientsWednesday, 25 March 2015 23:10 Written by Roger Dundas
Excellence… The Journey to Success!
You may remember her as Dr. Olivia B. Winters on the hit soap opera The Young and the Restless, but Tonya Williams is also known for her hard work and multi-contributions to the film industry via the ReelWorld Festival.
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00 Written by Camille Dundas
You probably have no idea that we’re living in the “International Decade for People of African Descent”.
Monday, 02 February 2015 00:00 Written by Administrator
In observance of Black History Month, this February, the Jamaica National Building Society’s Toronto Representative Office will host its annual Black History Month Essay Competition for high school students in the Greater Toronto Area.
Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00 Written by Camille Dundas
Canada's Criminal Code currently requires judges to impose a mandatory three year minimum sentence on a first-time offender who has been found in possession of a loaded restricted firearm, such as a handgun or sawed-off shotgun.
Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00 Written by Lucy Oneka
Hundreds of protestors in Toronto marched in solidarity with the thousands across the border against the recent police shootings of unarmed Black men such as Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The event was organized by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Monday, 01 December 2014 00:00 Written by Lucy Oneka
Canadian broadcasters Marci Ien and Dwight Drummond have joined together to give back to Ryerson University, the school that shaped their career.
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Prominent Toronto promoter Michael Charles passed away peacefully in his home on Friday November 21, 2014 after a two year bout with GIST, a rare form of stomach cancer.