BLACKS IN THE NEWS
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, 26 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Toronto's municipal election is on October 27th. Ryan O'Neil Knight is running for Brampton Trustee for the Peel School Board in Wards 3 and 4. He answered these questions from our editorial team.
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Toronto's municipal election is on October 27th. Crystal Mark is running for city councillor in Mississauga's Ward 5. She answered these questions from our editorial team.