BLACKS IN THE NEWS
Sunday, 02 October 2016 05:07 Written by Administrator
OCAD University has appointed Dr. Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall as Dean of the Faculty of Design, effective August 29, 2016. Reporting to the Vice-President, Academic & Provost, Tunstall will be responsible for the educational and research leadership, development and supervision of the Faculty of Design.
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 18:30 Written by Administrator
Canada’s #1 Black online magazine has launched a social media campaign called #BlackHistory365 highlighting Black historical figures, places and stories every single day of the year.
TIFF opens tonight and we thought you may be wondering what Black focused films are out there this year. Well look no further. Here's a quick guide. We'll have reviews of a few films in the coming week. Click on titles for more info!
Sunday, 31 July 2016 15:13 Written by Jeff D. King
16,000 revellers paraded down the Lakeshore in the 49th annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival Festival.
Saturday, 30 July 2016 09:36 Written by Administrator
TORONTO, ON (July 26, 2016) Masai Ujiri, President and General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, and President and Founder of Giants of Africa, announced today that Giants of Africa will be conducting camps in six countries across Africa this summer.
Saturday, 16 July 2016 12:32 Written by Neil Armstrong
Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario government were lambasted at the first public community meeting on systemic racism, organized by the Anti-Racism Directorate, which was established by the government in February. There was also sharp criticism for Mayor John Tory, who was invited by Wynne and sat in the front row with her and other councillors, cabinet ministers, and school board trustees to listen to the concerns of the community.
Attendance at Afrofest was noticeably lower this year. It could have been that thousands of people were homing watching the Euro Cup finals or that there were half a dozen other festivals in Toronto happening on the same weekend.
(PRESS RELEASE) After premiering in June of 2011, little did Marcia Brown, founder and artistic director of Marcia Brown Productions (MBP) know that in 2016 I Need To Know My Father (written and directed by Brown) would still be running and in demand.
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 14:50 Written by Claire Francis
40 of Canada’s top Black female filmmakers and media artists have united to form the Black Women Film! Leadership Program. The first of its kind program is now underway at the Tiff Bell Lightbox and Nia Centre for the Arts (May 21 - 31).
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 17:49 Written by Stephanie Hinds
A Toronto mother of two has been airlifted back home after a horrific fall thanks to a crowd funding campaign.