THE BLACK PERSPECTIVE

Remembering Prince: Beyond The Music

Friday, 22 April 2016 20:59 Written by
The world is grieving the loss of one of the biggest icons over the past 30 years, Prince Rogers Nelson. While his impact on the music industry will be remembered forever, Prince’s stance on social and economic issues was just as powerful.
A huge dream of mine has just come true – my play that was in development for just over two years has just hit an Equity Stage in Montreal.

Why I Stand With Yusra

Sunday, 10 April 2016 14:12 Written by
Today, Yusra Khogali, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto wrote an op-ed in The Toronto Star, breaking her silence on a story that's threatened to overshadow the Black Lives Matter protest.
Deciding to start my natural hair journey had been long overdue.
Toronto recently celebrated St. Paddy's Day. For a lot of people I’m sure it was great fun. 

Toronto Cab Driver Says Uber Made His Job Better

Monday, 22 February 2016 19:08 Written by
By: Naser Kaid, CO-OP taxi driver| In the 10-plus years I have been working on the streets of Toronto, I have experienced much more than I have signed up for.

Going Global Can Jump Start The Canadian Economy

Monday, 01 February 2016 19:19 Written by
The Canadian dollar has fallen below $0.70 US. Oil prices have dropped below $30, negatively impacting government revenues.
It’s painful to watch someone pimp themselves out for a paycheque.

How To Live Off Your Art

Monday, 18 January 2016 23:10 Written by
So, it’s happened. You made a name for yourself and have your own brand; you have arrived so to speak into the arena of artists who are called on to lead and organize grandiose projects.

What Should Black Progress Look Like?

Monday, 18 January 2016 17:54 Written by
First: Congratulations! For the enormous effort on behalf of the Black community and the larger community that has enabled us to reach thus far.

Blacks in Tech; Mind The Gap

Thursday, 17 December 2015 17:45 Written by
In January 2015, Google reported that African Americans make up only 2% of their workforce.

Bridging the Technology Innovation Gap in Canada

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 12:14 Written by
According to the World Economic Forum, Canada ranks only 26th in the world for Business Innovation.
At the start of each episode of Law & Order SVU, an ominous voice declares the following: "In the criminal justice system, sexually based offences are considered especially heinous."