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    “One of my goals is to change the portrayal of Black people, especially Black women on television,” says Sandy Daley, a Black Canadian writer, director, producer, and actress.

    Up and coming R&B singer, Victory, stands at the crossroads of Blackness and womanhood.

    TESSEL is a short film magnifying the stories and lived experiences of 14 Black Canadian dance makers.

    The short film, Blaxites, critically explores how “Big Data” and surveillance technology have blurred the line between safety and privacy, especially for marginalized communities of colour.

    PHOTO: Canadian rapper Lil Berete | Credit: @whosper For as long as Canada has been hiding its acts of criminality under the mask of multiculturalism, Black voices carried over ancestral drums have been calling out the ugly realities of anti-Black racism.

    Battleground(18m) is an Escarpment Films documentary short released a day after the Derek Chauvin verdict.

    It’s hard to feel that you belong to a group if its members constantly remind you that you’re different and not good enough. Written and directed by Black Canadian filmmaker Yasmine Mathurin, One of Ours is a new documentary that portrays the story of a young man whose life is stretched out between his Blackness and Indigenous identities.

    Subjects of Desire is an essay film that dissects and deconstructs the stereotypes surrounding beauty and the power it gives to someone based on how they look. The film, by veteran producer Jennifer Holness, also explores what it feels like when one is deprived of this power. It's playing now at Hot Docs until May 9th.

    Have you, or someone you know, ever wanted to work in music or entertainment? ADVANCE, Canada’s Black Music Business Collective aims to help you make that happen. Whether you are a veteran in your industry, well into your current career, a college or university scholar, an entrepreneur, or a high school student, ADVANCE can help you get in the door.

    Canada's newest Black music festival, Afrowaveto launches this weekend, promising an inclusive music experience. We sat down with Lexxicon, a Jamaican-Canadian artist and the founder and executive director of the Afrowaveto music organization.

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