BLACKS IN THE NEWS
WHITBY — Brandon Briggs was the type of person who would hug someone the first time he met them. 
The Aga Khan Museum fall performing arts season will explore and celebrate the connections among Canada’s many cultures while also showcasing global talent.
There’s a chapter in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah that will likely stick with me for as long as I live.
For many of us, celebrating Canada’s 150th meant fireworks, lively backyard barbecues, or attending some of the many awesome events hosted by cities all across the country. But Sholla Lampkin had bigger plans in mind.
As veterans and their families continue to be in greater need of support to transition back into civilian life, the Black Veterans Affairs Committee is proud to announce the launch of the Black Veterans Network Summit & Gala For Veterans Entering Transition.
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.
Our American neighbours are embroiled in what's become a violent debate over represenation, history and all its different "sides".
The Canadian Caucus of Black Parliamentarians held the 2017 African-Canadian Government Leaders Network Summit on August 20th to August 22nd.
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.
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.

Injera + Chill Explores Culture Through Food

Thursday, 03 August 2017 05:19 Written by
Where there is food and more than four Black people, there’s a party.
The women behind TrapSoul yoga are aiming to create a dedicated safe space for women of colour to fully relax, release and recharge.
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.