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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. 

‘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. 

“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. 

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.

"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

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

The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF), now in its 18th year, is a two-day annual event that celebrates the drum, it’s presence in all cultures and its cultural relevance today in communities around the world.

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, after a two-year hiatus, AfroChic returned and five hundred people waited in anticipatory silence to see the first artist, Consuelo Herrera.

For a lot of us, father’s day comes with with lots of baggage. Let’s be honest, you’re either celebrating it or avoiding it.

The Peel District School Board's newest secondary school, Jean Augustine Secondary School, held its official opening on May 25.

On July 1, 1867, Canada, as a result of a series of conferences and orderly negotiations with the existing provinces over the years, became a nation, the Dominion of Canada. Since Confederation, Canada has seen numerous territorial changes and expansions, resulting in the current configuration of 10 provinces and 3 territories.

The Social Legacy Event Group has announced their upcoming First Annual Young Men’s Motivational Forum, to be held on May 11, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 5110 Yonge Street.

This year's Harry Jerome Awards was one to remember, especially since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife attended, with Trudeau delivering the keynote address.

 

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