Brothas from the 6 is a group made up of black males born and raised in Toronto who aim to provide young men with positive images. Founder Jeff Martin teamed up with Kevin Johnson, David Wright, Haave Wright, Lorenzo Charlicombe, and Nicholas Barham. 
22-year-old Torontonian Owen Osinde, a student at Ryerson, was the big winner at a pitch contest at Branded TO, taking home a $5000 cheque for his startup, Sneakerdeck. 
The 34th Annual Harry Jerome Awards is this Saturday in Toronto. The event is dedicated to recognizing individuals in the black community that personify excellence. Samantha Clarke is receiving the Young Entrepreneur Award. 

Roxane Tracey On Creating Affordable Art

Sunday, 13 March 2016 14:13 Written by
Visual Artist and Poet Roxane Tracey is making art both accessible and affordable.

"Moore" Than Just Beauty With Tracey And Raquel

Wednesday, 02 March 2016 22:00 Written by
Tracey and Raquel Moore are a sister duo of digital entrepreneurs hailing from Ajax, Ontario who advocate for living fearlessly and breaking the mould of traditional beauty standards. 

Celina Caesar Chavannes Reflects On Her First 100 Days In Office

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 21:09 Written by Camille Dundas
ByBlacks.com was invited to attend last week’s Black History Month reception in Ottawa, hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his personal parliamentary secretary Celina Caesar Chavannes.

Aaron Charles: Agent Of Change

Saturday, 27 February 2016 16:07 Written by Marcus Medford
For Aaron Charles building a brighter future is like building a home—you need to have a clear vision, a solid foundation, a good team around you and the rest is down to slowly progressing.

23 Black Canadians Making Us Proud Right Now

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 10:52 Written by Rad Dockery
We are all aware of Black Canadian titans such as Jean Augustine, Lincoln Alexander and Alvin Curling.

Ontario Honours Madeline Edwards

Monday, 01 February 2016 11:53 Written by Janelle Tyme
A Jamaican native, Madeline Edwards is a community advocate, founding member and Vice President of the Congress of Black Women of Mississauga and Area Chapter, and now an inducted member of the Order of Ontario — the province’s highest official honour. 

Ontario's First Black Female MPP: How She Got Here And What She Learned

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 13:15 Written by Marcus Medford
Zanana Lorraine Akande is a retired politician, dedicated community servant and loving grandmother.