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08 Sep 2017

Gwyn Chapman To Host An Evening With Actor And Activist, Danny Glover

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On Sunday, September 10th from 6:30 pm-9:00 pm, community organizer and youth advocate, Gwyn Chapman, will host an evening with international political and human rights advocate and renown actor, Danny Glover.

26 Aug 2017

The Bronze Bust Reigniting Haitian Pride In Montreal

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Our American neighbours are embroiled in what's become a violent debate over represenation, history and all its different "sides".

23 Aug 2017

The Canadian Caucus Of Black Parliamentarians Meets In Ottawa For Its Third Annual Summit

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The Canadian Caucus of Black Parliamentarians held the 2017 African-Canadian Government Leaders Network Summit on August 20th to August 22nd.

17 Aug 2017

Toronto Teacher Karen Campbell Elected First Vice-President of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

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Toronto teacher Karen Campbell was elected first vice-president of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) on August 16th at the Federation’s Annual Meeting in Toronto. Campbell has served as ETFO vice-president (female) since 2015.

04 Aug 2017

Community Support Is Working - More Black Students Admitted To Medical School in 2017

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With the help of UofT's Faculty of Medicine’s Community of Support (CoS), 26 students from underrepresented groups will begin medical school in the fall. 8 students are in Ontario,  and of them, 5 will be at U of T. The school made headlines last year when it was revealed only one black student was accepted to the medical program in 2016.

03 Aug 2017

Injera + Chill Explores Culture Through Food

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Where there is food and more than four Black people, there’s a party.

03 Aug 2017

TrapSoul Yoga - A New Experience For Women of Colour

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The women behind TrapSoul yoga are aiming to create a dedicated safe space for women of colour to fully relax, release and recharge.

27 Jul 2017

Black Moms Connection Launches 1st Annual Conference

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Online village and Toronto non-profit, Black Moms Connection, will host its 1st annual Black Moms Connection Conference in Toronto on August 13th, 2017. Black Moms Connection Conference is a one-day empowerment conference that will focus on equipping black mothers to increase their social, emotional, and financial well-being. 

23 Jul 2017

Documentary 'STEP' Explores the Importance of Discipline and Sisterhood

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‘STEP’ showcases a group of young women in their senior year in high school on the step team, ‘Lethal Ladies of Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women.’ The documentary, directed by Amanda Lipitz, captures the essence of stepping, which requires focus, practice, and partnership. 

23 Jul 2017

The Black Experience Project Paints A Picture of Blackness In Toronto

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“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. 

23 Jul 2017

Alisia Dale's Sela Blue Series Gives Children Of Colour A Chance To See Themselves Authentically

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Alisia Dale is a lawyer, linguist, mother and the author and creator of the Sela Blue series. The 14 book series follows six-year-old Sela Blue, a young, Black, Canadian girl living in Chateauguay, Quebec.

18 Jul 2017

a l l i e, Toronto Soul Sensation Premieres "Bad Habits" Video from Nightshade Ahead of July 21st Album Release

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"a l l i e is a chosen act meant to take experimental sounds to the next level." - Okayplayer "... the perfect canvas for a l l i e's lush vocals." - Complex "... a soulful story of an unsatisfying relationship retold to a slow groove." - HYPEBAE

13 Jul 2017

50 Years Of Carnival: Launch of Toronto Caribbean Carnival Highlights Colourful Celebration Ahead

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On July 11th, Toronto kicked off the celebration of its 50th annual Caribbean Carnival with the festival’s official launch ceremony.

 

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