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31 Mar 2019

ByBlacks.com partners with One Vision One Voice to offer Black Service Directory

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ByBlacks.com is pleased to announce a new partnership with One Vision One Voice (OVOV) to provide Ontarians engaged with the child welfare system. e will provide an easily accessible directory of services, businesses and organizations that parents and caregivers can trust.

31 Mar 2019

Commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the First Black-led Delegation to Ottawa

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Sixty-years ago, on April 27, 1954, a group of determined men and women, led by Barbadian Donald Moore, made the journey from Toronto to Ottawa to present a brief to the Canadian government, protesting the discriminatory laws that made it difficult for Black and other non-White immigrants to enter Canada.

23 Mar 2019

AfroQuiz: The African Heritage Jeopardy

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AfroQuiz is a twist on the traditional Jeopardy game and the brainchild of Malcolm Azania, a community activist and published author.

20 Mar 2019

Oui Stem Academy: Filling the Gap In Ontario's Outdated Educational System

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STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education are now more accessible to girls and youth of colour. Dilesha Stelmach launched the not-for-profit Oui Stem Academy (OSA) to fill the gap of the outdated Ontario Educational curriculum.

07 Mar 2019

These Black Women Are Making It Rain In Software Sales

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Pictured above: Amena Agbaje, Partner Manager, US East, Shopify Plus

02 Mar 2019

The Green Book's Canadian Connection

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The Green Book has generated some well deserved discussion over the past year. Unfortunately, that discussion has been focused on the success of a film that dishonors the legacy of Don Shirley by placing the focus on his white driver.

27 Feb 2019

Montreal's Black Pioneers: They Paved The Way For Others

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When Gwen Lord applied to become a teacher with the Protestant School Board of Greater Montreal in 1961, she was relieved the interviewer was someone she knew well, the father of a best friend. She hoped graduating top of her class with a bachelor’s degree in science and a specialty in education from Sir George Williams University (now Concordia) would trump skin colour. It would not.

27 Feb 2019

U of A Researcher Unearths Hidden Female Figures Of Canadian Black History

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You likely know February is dedicated to celebrating Black history, officially in Canada since a motion passed in the House of Commons in 1995. But do you know who introduced that motion?

27 Feb 2019

‘My Family Has Been Here Since Before Canada Was A Country’

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In a quiet Oak Bay cafe, Ron Nicholson strummed the side of his coffee mug as he delved into his thoughts. As a director of the BC Black History Awareness Society, Nicholson’s historical knowledge intertwines with his own personal history.

21 Feb 2019

Unlocking Toronto’s Black History with Urban Expeditions

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If you want to understand my basic ambivalence toward the concept of a “Black History Month”, then just tap the word “consolation” into your Google browser. Within the span of one second, you will be treated to a dropdown definition along the lines of “the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment” or “a person or thing providing comfort to a person who has suffered.”

 

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