There are over 475,000 people who identify as African/Caribbean/Black living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Our experiences often vary, depending on the city of residence and financial status.

Ontario Tutor: "Every Black Male Needs A Black Father Figure"

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 00:00 Written by Marcus Medford
Selwyn Rouse is a seasoned, award winning and well respected tutor in Ontario who has dedicated the last 24 years of his life to bettering the lives of children in his community.
October 16 marks the 46 anniversary of the day when Olympic medalists John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised their black, gloved fists in a silent protest during the 1968 Olympic Games.

Blacks In Technology: Beyond Consuming, Towards Creating

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 00:00 Written by Casey-Anne Bradfield
Black people represent a significant portion of technology consumption, but only a small fraction of the community is behind the development of this technology.

The Four Lies Women Believe

Monday, 06 October 2014 00:00 Written by Lucy Oneka
The road to self-discovery is one paved with ups and downs. It’s a journey Colleen Blake-Miller knows all too well. Blake-Miller is a therapist and has a private practice working with individuals, couples and families at a community counselling agency.

Hear My Voice: Meet Yaa Hemaa

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:00 Written by
By day, Yaa-Hemaa Obiri - Yeboah is an inspection officer with the federal government in Ottawa. But outside of the 9-5 realm she is a singer, song-writer, pianist, and founder of theyvariable.com.

Men's Health: A Challenge To Take Responsibility

Monday, 22 September 2014 00:00 Written by
Men’s health is the buzzword for the second annual conference of The Walnut Foundation, happening Sept. 27 at the Ted Rogers School of Management, at Ryerson University.

The Excellence Conference: Building Cultural Capital

Monday, 15 September 2014 00:00 Written by
It was a moment of disbelief. Celia Meikle, a chartered accountant, read an article in the Globe & Mail entitled “The Myth of the Brainy Immigrant” which reported that only 23 per cent of children of Latin American and Caribbean descent in Canada advance to a higher education level.

Secrets of A Side Hustler

Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00 Written by Casey-Anne Bradfield
For some people, working both a full time and a part time job is exhausting, but not for Chivon John.

Toronto JerkFest Brings The Heat

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:00 Written by
Bite into traditional jerk foods like chicken, fish, and pork or release your inner foodie with taste bud exploding delicacies