Toronto's community has a gem of a business opportunity waiting to be discovered by young people. And its founder Ryan O'Neil Knight is on the verge of something special.

When Innocence Isn't Enough

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 00:00 Written by
When John Artis and Rubin ”Hurricane” Carter  met in 1966, John was 19 years old and fresh out of high school. He was a boy scout and in the school choir. 

Girls Getting Back To Their Roots

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 00:00 Written by
Natural kinks, coils, and curls are one of the most distinguishing features on any black girl, yet African Canadian girls are pressured to alter the natural texture and appearance of their hair.
Community Empowering Enterprises (CEE), is an organization dedicated to helping Black youth
Paulene Harvey, CEO of Big It Up Hats, and Executive Director of the non- profit Youth in Time, shares her passion of supporting youth with cancer through a workshop called Filming Ourselves Digital Storytelling.

Alzheimer's Emotional Toll

Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00 Written by
Marina Phillips, dedicated mother, CEO of two talent companies and Alzheimer’s awareness advocate, is using her event planning background

Warren Salmon Reveals Keys to Power Networking

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 00:00 Written by
Most Black producers, arts organizations, business owners, artists, have called First Fridays their home for socializing, and connecting with the key players in the GTA.
With the opening just days away now, I spoke with Lua about the World Premiere of, a DANCEWORKS CoWorks Series Event
On Saturday May 10th Western Union and Grace Kennedy are hosting an event titled Network Caribbean, featuring speakers from educational institutions based in the Caribbean and Canada.

Gimme a Bee! Spelling Bee!

Friday, 02 May 2014 00:00 Written by
Julie Spence is the founder of the Spelling Bee of Canada. Born in Lucea, Jamaica, she recalls with gusto the days when the villagers gathered around one radio,