31 Dec 2017

Top 5 Articles of 2017

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2018 is almost here and we couldn't let 2017 go without thanking our readers and taking a look back at what you loved most on ByBlacks.com.

24 Dec 2017

Behind The Legacy Poster: Who Gets On It And Why

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Now in its 24th year, you could say the Legacy Poster is something of an institution in Black Canada.

15 Dec 2017

"I see you" - Even Parliamentarians Face Microaggressions in the Workplace

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After Celina Caesar-Chavannes (Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development) was cautioned by a white woman to refrain from stealing her wallet, she had some thoughts she needed to let go.  She spoke those thoughts to ByBlacks writer Andray Domise. They are reproduced faithfully below.

14 Dec 2017

Federation Of Black Canadians Launched At National Summit

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Five months pregnant and looking forward to raising a third child, 35-year-old Rochelle Bobb’s life was snuffed out by gunfire while she was returning home from a basketball game in May 2016.

07 Dec 2017

"It means like home sweet home. Or maybe for you, in a dark alleyway like a crackhead."

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A Toronto mother says she plans to file a formal complaint after a substitute teacher at an elementary school allegedly made a racist remark to her 11-year-old son.

03 Dec 2017

Longtime Montreal black community leader and volunteer retires — at 92

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At 92, after a lifetime of helping people, Ivyline Fleming has decided to take down her community leader’s shingle. 

30 Nov 2017

ByBlacks.com wins Innovation Award from Canadian Ethnic Media Association

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The Canadian Ethnic Media association celebrated its 39th Annual Canadian Ethnic Media Association Awards Gala for Journalistic Excellence on Friday Nov. 24, 2017 with NDP leader Jagmeet Singh giving the keynote address.

30 Nov 2017

Hair After Cancer - One Stylist Helps Black Women Look Like Themselves Again

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T’kehya Prentice-Cupid is the founder of TK Natural Hair Wigs. She’s one of few companies creating wigs and extensions made to resemble naturally curly and kinky hair.

26 Nov 2017

ROM Opens Black Canadian Contemporary Art Exhibit In 2018

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It was just a year ago when The Royal Ontario Museum apologized for a racist 1989 exhibition that featured objects collected from Africa by soldiers and missionaries.

18 Nov 2017

Drug Squad Officer Dies Of Fentanyl Overdose

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A Toronto harm reduction advocate says she's angry with police for not disclosing the overdose death of one of its drug squad officers sooner.

18 Nov 2017

Meet Two Of Ontario's Newest Judges

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Lori Montague wanted to follow her parents’ footsteps and become a teacher. Her dad, Spurgeon Montague, had another idea.

08 Nov 2017

Explore The Power of Language With Khady Ndoye At TEDx Conference

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Toronto, ON, November 8, 2017. Linguist Khady Ndoye will be live at the 1st annual TEDx Trinity Bellwood’s Women conference this Friday, November 10, 2017, at the Factory Theatre.

07 Nov 2017

Michelle Obama Coming To Toronto

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Michelle Obama is coming to Canada later this month to speak about education and equality for girls and women around the world.


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