The Excellence Conference: Building Cultural Capital

Monday, 15 September 2014 00:00 Written by
It was a moment of disbelief. Celia Meikle, a chartered accountant, read an article in the Globe & Mail entitled “The Myth of the Brainy Immigrant” which reported that only 23 per cent of children of Latin American and Caribbean descent in Canada advance to a higher education level.

Alzheimer's Emotional Toll

Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00 Written by
Marina Phillips, dedicated mother, CEO of two talent companies and Alzheimer’s awareness advocate, is using her event planning background

Toronto JerkFest Brings The Heat

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 00:00 Written by
Bite into traditional jerk foods like chicken, fish, and pork or release your inner foodie with taste bud exploding delicacies

Girls Getting Back To Their Roots

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 00:00 Written by
Natural kinks, coils, and curls are one of the most distinguishing features on any black girl, yet African Canadian girls are pressured to alter the natural texture and appearance of their hair.

When Innocence Isn't Enough

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 00:00 Written by
When John Artis and Rubin ”Hurricane” Carter  met in 1966, John was 19 years old and fresh out of high school. He was a boy scout and in the school choir. 
Community Empowering Enterprises (CEE), is an organization dedicated to helping Black youth
Paulene Harvey, CEO of Big It Up Hats, and Executive Director of the non- profit Youth in Time, shares her passion of supporting youth with cancer through a workshop called Filming Ourselves Digital Storytelling.
On Saturday May 10th Western Union and Grace Kennedy are hosting an event titled Network Caribbean, featuring speakers from educational institutions based in the Caribbean and Canada.

Gimme a Bee! Spelling Bee!

Friday, 02 May 2014 00:00 Written by
Julie Spence is the founder of the Spelling Bee of Canada. Born in Lucea, Jamaica, she recalls with gusto the days when the villagers gathered around one radio,
You have probably seen Letna Allen-Rowe