BLACKS IN THE NEWS

Black Broadcasters Give Back With Ryerson Award

Monday, 01 December 2014 00:00 Written by
Canadian broadcasters Marci Ien and Dwight Drummond have joined together to give back to Ryerson University, the school that shaped their career.
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.

Lest We Forget

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00 Written by
The Lest We Forget African-Canadian Soldiers’ Remembrance Day Ceremony saw a mixed crowd of people on a rainy afternoon with a single mind of honouring black veterans who have given service to Canada.
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.
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.
   Two time Gemini award winning actor Clé Bennett takes on the role of R. Kelly in Lifetime's Original Movie, "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" premiering November 15, 8/7C.
Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition in Jamaica and former Prime Minister, Mr Andrew Holness, will headline the 11th series of the “Outlook for the Future” meetings, to be held in New York, in the United States of America; and Toronto, Canada on October 21 and 23, respectively. 

Sparks fly at Mr. Caribbean International 2014!

Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00 Written by
Standing at six feet four inches tall, Mark Sparks captured the hotly pursued title of Mr. Caribbean International at the thirteenth annual staging of the competition held on Saturday October 11, 2014.
Ottawa's municipal election is on October 27th. Francesca D'Ambrosio is running for city councillor in Ottawa's Beacon Hill - Cyrville ward. She answered these questions from our editorial team.

Amani - Poetree Huggin CD Release Concert

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 00:00 Written by
AMANI the Toronto based “Contemporary Blues Poet” and winner of 2013 Harry Jerome Award for Entertainer of the Year launches her new CD “POETREE HUGGIN” with a live concert on Saturday October 18th @ 6pm

Advance Polls Open In Toronto Today

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 00:00 Written by
Toronto's municipal election is on October 27, but between Oct. 14 and Oct. 19 Toronto residents can cast their ballots in advance polling.
Toronto's municipal election is on October 27. Tiffany Ford is a candidate for TDSB Trustee, YorkWest. She answered these questions from our editorial team. 
D!ONNE Renée is a candidate in the Toronto mayoral election on October 27. She answered these questions from our editorial team.