BLACKS IN THE NEWS
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.
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.

AfroChic 2017 Recap: A Classic Comeback

Saturday, 24 June 2017 00:54 Written by
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.

PHOTOS: Inside the Harry Jerome Awards 2017

Monday, 24 April 2017 20:03 Written by
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.

Community Holds Town Hall on Racism At CAMH

Saturday, 22 April 2017 14:43 Written by
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.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the AFRODELIK clothing brand, the brainchild of Toronto- based artist/designer Desiree Marshall.
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. 

Who's Getting A Harry Jerome Award This Year?

Sunday, 02 April 2017 15:48 Written by
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.