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With Canada celebrating its 150th anniversary, the release of recently published book, “100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women” is perfect for the occasion.

The City of Toronto and OCASI (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants) have joined forces to launch a public education campaign to raise awareness about the persistence of Anti-Black racism socially, politically and economically.

We lost a legend earlier this month. Stanley Grizzle died in Toronto on November 12 2016 at age 98. Here's what you should know about him. 

"Voters over donors! Hurt people holler. Sometimes it sounds like Black Lives Matter. Sometimes it sounds like Bernie Sanders. Sometimes it sounds like Donald Trump. But they are hurting and we need to listen to them."

Here's an alarming statistic: did you know that nearly half of Canadians are semi-literate? 42% of our population has low literacy skills and by 2031, more than 15 million Canadian adults will join that group.

Wanda Thomas Bernard, a professor at Dalhousie’s School of Social Work, has been named to the Senate of Canada. 

26 Oct 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Four Brown Girls, a non-for-profit organization based in Montreal, presents their third edition of ‘Brown Beauties Brunching’ in Toronto on November 6th 2016 entitled “Melanin on the Runway”.

OCAD University has appointed Dr. Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall as Dean of the Faculty of Design, effective August 29, 2016. Reporting to the Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Tunstall will be responsible for the educational and research leadership, development and supervision of the Faculty of Design. 

Canada’s #1 Black online magazine has launched a social media campaign called #BlackHistory365 highlighting Black historical figures, places and stories every single day of the year. 

08 Sep 2016

TIFF opens tonight and we thought you may be wondering what Black focused films are out there this year. Well look no further. Here's a quick guide. We'll have reviews of a few films in the coming week. Click on titles for more info!

Toronto non-profit Skills for Change is hosting its second annual Be the Boss event on Friday August 12, 2016. 

16,000 revellers paraded down the Lakeshore in the 49th annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival.

TORONTO, ON (July 26, 2016) Masai Ujiri, President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, and President and Founder of Giants of Africa, announced today that Giants of Africa will be conducting camps in six countries across Africa this summer.

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