Monthly Archive

2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 13 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Community
Meres J. Weche

Viola Desmond is the new face on Canada's $10 bill: Why it matters

Nine years before Rosa Parks became known as “the first lady of civil rights” in the United States by refusing to move to the back of the bus in Montgomery, Alabama -- triggering the landmark Montgo read more..

Finance and Money
News Canada

3 ways to protect your retirement nest egg

You've planned well for your retirement, saving your money and investing it wisely. Now, your next challenge is to protect your savings by making sure your finances are handled wisely as you grow ol read more..

Travel
News Canada

What to do if you have a problem with your airline

Between last-minute packing, security and making your way through crowded airports, flying can at times be an unpleasant and stressful experience. But did you know that if you have any problems with read more..

Lifestyle
News Canada

Don't blame lunch for that bad breath

Bad breath. It's something we all fear we have. From seeing friends to meeting with clients, if you have bad breath the worry that whomever you're around will get a whiff is always in the back of yo read more..

Lifestyle
News Canada

4 nutritious eating tips for surviving your next holiday party

Around this time of year, eating and drinking a little too much seems like a holiday tradition, but going too wild can make it difficult to get back on track in January. Here, Jessica Wang, registe read more..

Entertainment
Meres J. Weche

Nile Seguin on universal storytelling

Originally from Ottawa, comedian-actor Nile Seguin was raised as a bi-racial child by his French-Canadian mother. His father is Rwandan. Seguin has been doing standup for nearly twenty years, since read more..

Movies
Meres J. Weche

Manhood in the moonlight

"An authentic story, from an actual place, about real people going through real things,” is how Moonlight’s director Barry Jenkins described his latest film. The story follows a young black gay man read more..

Community
AfroToronto.com Staff

Racial profiling: A modern day injustice

Racism, systematic oppression, and abuse of power, these terms are often heavily debated as racially motivated interactions between police and citizens ensue on a daily basis. This discussion was br read more..

Travel
Meres J. Weche

Salvador: Discovering the Afro-Brazilian experience

Earlier this summer, I realized my longtime dream of visiting Brazil. Of course, I made sure to check off the old bucket list the obvious highlights such as Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana and Ipanema b read more..

Lifestyle
Meres J. Weche

Windup Restaurant: Modern Caribbean cuisine redefined

For a little bit over a year now, there’s been trendy spot on the edges of Little Italy, near Kensigton Market, offering a new eclectic, modern and refined taste of Caribbean cuisine. Located at 382 read more..

Books
Meres J. Weche

Remembering Austin Clarke: Coming of age conflicted under the maple leaf

  Canadian literature recently lost one of its bright lights with the passing of Barbadian-born and Toronto-based novelist Austin Clarke, on June 26, at the age of 81. An award-winning author, e read more..

Movies
Meres J. Weche

Creating without fear: Spike Lee on believing in yourself, believing in your voice, and the need to keep moving

A trendy art gallery, located east of Yonge Street near Toronto’s historical district, seemed like a perfect setting for a roundtable interview with filmmaker Spike Lee. While I had met Spike on a c read more..

Arts
Meres J. Weche

Spoken word artist Amani: Why she writes

Amani. Photo by: Linda Marie Stella “I write because it’s in my blood and in my veins; and if you cut me, words would bleed onto the floor in a poem somewhat abstract but legible in the blackest and ... read more..

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