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    PROFILES ON BLACK CANADIANS

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    Selwyn Rouse is a seasoned, award winning and well respected tutor in Ontario who has dedicated the last 24 years of his life to bettering the lives of children in his community.

    October 16 marks the 46 anniversary of the day when Olympic medalists John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised their black, gloved fists in a silent protest during the 1968 Olympic Games.

    In 2013, Nadine Wong received the Health Sciences Harry Jerome Award. Her passion lies in education, specifically children, and set up the Alabaster Gate Children’s Charity (AGCC) to help children in Third World countries with their educational needs.

    Black people represent a significant portion of technology consumption, but only a small fraction of the community is behind the development of this technology.

    The road to self-discovery is one paved with ups and downs. It’s a journey Colleen Blake-Miller knows all too well. Blake-Miller is a therapist and has a private practice working with individuals, couples and families at a community counselling agency.

    By day, Yaa-Hemaa Obiri - Yeboah is an inspection officer with the federal government in Ottawa. But outside of the 9-5 realm, she is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and founder of theyvariable.com.

    Men’s health is the buzzword for the second annual conference of The Walnut Foundation, happening Sept. 27 at the Ted Rogers School of Management, at Ryerson University.

    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.

    For some people, working both a full time and a part time job is exhausting, but not for Chivon John.

    Bite into traditional jerk foods like chicken, fish, and pork or release your inner foodie with taste bud exploding delicacies

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