BLACKS IN THE NEWS
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.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 19:49 Written by Toni Francis
In this interview, I sit down with Brandon Hay, founder of Black Daddies Club.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:24 Written by LC Kemp
With a population of 2.6 million and rapidly expanding, Toronto is by far Canada’s most culturally diverse city.
Leon “Eklipz” Robinson is a Renaissance street artist, photographer, emcee, painter, videographer, graf writer, and b-boy who fuses hip hop into his visual artworks. His work has recently been featured in Miami’s Art Basel and in an exhibition entitled Mixtapes: Hip Hop’s Lost Archive at Gallery 918 in Toronto.
Monday, 20 February 2017 19:05 Written by Administrator
Dr. Inez Naomi Elliston, educator, author and community leader passed away peacefully on February 7th surrounded by her family and friends.
Monday, 20 February 2017 18:42 Written by Administrator
Comic book writer Anthony Ruttgaizer ("The F1rst Hero", "Actionverse") and artist Carlos Granda (“Geek-Girl”, “The Jungle Book”) have teamed up to bring an all-ages graphic novel featuring a racially-diverse cast of characters to readers and have launched a Kickstarter to fund the project.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 05:19 Written by Sharee Williams
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.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 19:17 Written by Teneile Warren
"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."