17 May 2018

This Hockey Was Player Suspended For Reacting To Racial Abuse From Fans

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Hockey fans saw Givani Smith flash his middle finger at the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds bench.

12 May 2018

Why Black Canadian Parents Are Turning To Homeschooling

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Parents navigating the school system with their children have a lot to think about. From academic performance to underpaid and overworked teachers to bullying, there’s much to consider—and for Black parents and children, that labour is multiplied.

10 May 2018

Q&A With The Activist Who Confronted Doug Ford On TAVIS

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About a month ago, Walied Khogali, a community organizer and activist made news headlines in local and national Canadian media. Simply because he had the courage to speak out, and “interrupt” Doug Ford at a Somali Canadian Forum.

07 May 2018

Talk To Your Kids About Workplace Safety

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What we never see on the news is how many new and young workers are injured or killed every year in Canada.

04 May 2018

Black Coaches And The NHL

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On January 18th of this year, Willie O’Ree celebrated his 60th anniversary since he broke the NHL’s color barrier with the Boston Bruins in a hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens on January 18, 1958.

02 May 2018

Fundraiser For Teen Prodigy Gets Him Closer To Juilliard Dream

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It's an opportunity most young musicians only dream of, the chance to attend The Juilliard School in New York City.

01 May 2018

New Underground Railroad Heritage Center Opens In Niagara Falls

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When it opens May 4, the Underground Railroad Heritage Center in Niagara Falls will become one of the nation's historical sites to commemorate the journey of freedom seekers to Canada.

26 Apr 2018

Ontario Supporting Black Parents, Caregivers and Families

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(PRESS RELEASE) Ontario is supporting innovative community-based programs designed to provide culturally relevant parenting support to help improve outcomes for Black children, youth and their families.

23 Apr 2018

Afua Cooper Is The New Poet Laureate of Halifax

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Halifax's new poet laureate says everybody has a tale to tell, and for the next two years the accomplished scholar, author and social justice advocate says she'll work to uncover residents' untold stories.

22 Apr 2018

Jamaicans In Nova Scotia Respond To MLA's "Ignorance, Prejudice and Racial Bias"

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On behalf of the Jamaican Cultural Association of Nova Scotia (JCANS) I take this opportunity to rebut and reject the negative comments of MLA Elizabeth McCrossin against JAMAICA and Jamaicans in particular.

19 Apr 2018

Apparently Legalizing Weed Will Make Nova Scotians Lazy Like Jamaicans, According to Tory Leadership Candidate

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Update: Smith-McCrossin has since apologized for her remarks.

13 Apr 2018

The Man Trying To Close The Gender Divide On Math

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As a teenager beginning high school in his Ivory Coast homeland, Ismael Mourifié looked around his classroom and understood something was inherently wrong.

13 Apr 2018

Black Community Tough On Provincial Leaders At First Debate

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The Black Community in Ontario got to ask the hard questions and to hear directly from the leaders of three of the province’s major political parties contesting the June 7 general election.

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