“This is history.” The words did not fall flat. Each syllable carried its own breath of life. Wednesday evening, within the auditorium of Toronto’s Central YMCA, a packed house came together to see, like never before, the collective experience of what it truly means to be Black in the GTA.
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.