BLACKS IN THE NEWS
Sunday, 23 July 2017 05:19 Written by Chelsea Alphonso
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.
Thursday, 13 July 2017 05:19 Written by Roy Virtue
On July 11th, Toronto kicked off the celebration of its 50th annual Caribbean Carnival with the festival’s official launch ceremony.
Sunday, 25 June 2017 13:43 Written by Roy Virtue
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.
Monday, 19 June 2017 09:19 Written by Chelsea Alphonso
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.
Sunday, 11 June 2017 07:31 Written by Administrator
The Peel District School Board's newest secondary school, Jean Augustine Secondary School, held its official opening on May 25.
Sunday, 28 May 2017 10:13 Written by Bob Dawson
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.
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 11:17 Written by Administrator
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.
At an urgently convened Town Hall at Scarborough Civic Centre, a community based coalition comprised of over thirty African-Canadian community organizations, health and mental health professionals, and youth, will gather to discuss growing concerns of anti-Black racism at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and to share information and identify options for action.
Saturday, 22 April 2017 08:39 Written by Administrator
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the AFRODELIK clothing brand, the brainchild of Toronto- based artist/designer Desiree Marshall.
Sunday, 09 April 2017 21:14 Written by Neil Armstrong
It didn’t take long last night (April 7), for the new space of A Different Booklist Cultural Centre: The People’s Residence at 777-779 Bathurst St. in Toronto to fill up with well wishers, supporters and potential members.
The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) announced the 2017 winners for the 35th Annual Harry Jerome Awards presented by the BBPA and TD Bank at a Media Launch reception hosted by TD Bank on March 28th, 2017.