BLACKS IN THE NEWS

Donovan Bailey Soars Over Toronto

Saturday, 11 July 2015 18:39 Written by
Wow! Did you see what Donovan Bailey did during the opening ceremony of the PanAm Games last night?

The Best Summer Festivals Happening Now

Thursday, 02 July 2015 09:03 Written by
With the depressing weather we’ve been having in Toronto in the last two months, you’d think summer hopped, skipped and jumped over the city.
The Ontario Alliance of Black School Educators set out to complete the first ever comprehensive survey of black teachers in the province, specifically the racism they face.
PRESS RELEASE: Following the dismissal of volunteers by the management of CHRY Radio Inc. on April 30, 2015, and the subsequent announcement of the launch of VIBE 105.5FM, a growing number of York University students, former volunteers, and community members have expressed disagreement and dismay about the direction the station has taken, and the manner in which station management is implementing programming and organizational changes. 
Good company, good weather and good drinks are the perfect combination during summer and the trio is going to be even sweeter thanks to Brickworks Ciderhouse.
News Release - Oakville/Ontario/May 7, 2015 – The public is invited to attend an uplifting and inspirational Gospel Concert at 7:00 p.m. on May 30, 2015 at Rosewood Church of Nazarene, in Scarborough, Ontario.
Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees (“Pariah”) from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois.
Highlighting a thought provoking topic, which affects many persons deemed to be in a minority race in first world countries, and convincingly showing how she continues to push past the many labels
She was a queen, captured in her homeland, forcefully transported across the Atlantic Ocean in the belly of a slave ship. In the New World she would eventually rise up to become the leader of a new nation.
Excellence… The Journey to Success!

Shad Is New Host Of CBC Radio Show Q

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 06:11 Written by
32 year old London, Ontario rapper Shad will be filling the seat as the new host of CBC radio show Q.

ReelWorld Film Festival Opens In Toronto

Monday, 02 March 2015 00:00 Written by
You may remember her as Dr. Olivia B. Winters on the hit soap opera The Young and the Restless, but Tonya Williams is also known for her hard work and multi-contributions to the film industry via the ReelWorld Festival.
You probably have no idea that we’re living in the “International Decade for People of African Descent”.