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Monthly Archive

2021

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Community
Meres J. Weche
2689

The BOF's Craig Wellington on serving the intersection of Canada's Black communities

A conversation with Craig Wellington, the Black Opportunity Fund's inaugural executive director, on the significance of a $10 million donation by the TD Bank Group to help address historic and systemi... read more..

Books
News Editor
311

RACE AGAINST TIME: The Politics of a Darkening America

An interview with Keith Boykin — CNN political commentator, New York Times best-selling author, and former White House aide to President Bill Clinton — about his new book RACE AGAINST TIME: The Politi... read more..

Communauté
News Editor
206

Le MOFIF est fier d’annoncer le financement de son projet « Envol des entrepreneures noires »

Toronto, le 15 septembre 2021 – Le Mouvement Ontarien des Femmes Immigrantes Francophones (MOFIF) est fier d’annoncer le financement de son projet « Envol des entrepreneures noires », par le gouvernem... read more..

Movies
Meres J. Weche
797

Oscar Peterson: Black + White

An interview about the new docu-concert on the legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with the film's director Barry Avrich and Rosemary Sa... read more..

Arts
Meres J. Weche
935

Who are you writing this play for?

An interview with Philip Akin, the former artistic director of Obsidian Theatre Company and accomplished stage, voice and film actor. We discuss his current directorial work on Alice Childress' play '... read more..

Lifestyle
Meres J. Weche
1004

What's cooking with Chefs Kareema and Noel

An interview with Toronto-based award-winning Jamaican Chef Noel Cunningham and Trinidadian-Canadian Chef Kareema Beckles ahead of the milestone 20th virtual edition of the International Jerk Food and... read more..

Commentaries
Meres J. Weche
583

Haiti at the crossroads of history

An interview with Jean Saint-Vil, aka Jafrikayiti — a Haitian-Canadian community activist, visual artist and radio host engaged in social justice initiatives. We discuss the aftermath of the brazen as... read more..

Community
Meres J. Weche
673

Behind the scenes at Afrofest

An interview with Peter Toh, the Executive and Artistic Director of Music Africa Canada — the parent company of Afrofest, which is the largest free African Music Festival in North America. We speak ab... read more..

Movies
Meres J. Weche
757

On using the power of film to change the narrative

An interview with Maya Annik Bedward — a Toronto-based filmmaker of Jamaican and French Canadian origin — on how her film company, Third Culture Media, explores the intersection of different cult... read more..

Arts
News Editor
1112

TESSEL: Celebrating Black victories through dance

  Esie Mensah is a Dora-nominated choreographer, dance artist, educator, and public speaker. She's worked with megastars like Rihanna, Drake, French Montana and Arcade Fire. She recently concept read more..

Commentaries
News Editor
1068

Where are you from? A Black Canadian's search for identity through discovering her African roots

  Rachel Décoste is a writer, educator, social policy expert, and Diversity & Inclusion consultant from Ottawa, Canada. Her op-eds have been published over 170 times in The Huffington Post, read more..

Finance and Money
News Canada
883

Buying a pre-construction home?

  (NC) Buying a new home is a big commitment and it comes with a lot of paperwork. But understanding these documents can help you protect this major investment. By far the most i read more..

Careers & Workplace
News Canada
3294

Demystifying your paycheque

  (NC) Whether you’re a barista in a café or working for a longstanding family business, there’s no day like payday. But with 24 percent of employees stating that they w read more..

Finance and Money
News Canada
477

3 things parents should teach their kids about money

  (NC) Parents have a key role to play in teaching their kids about money and helping them develop good money habits early. Knowledge, skills and confidence when managin read more..

Careers & Workplace
News Canada
258

Working from home? There’s a tax deduction for that

  (NC) The COVID-19 pandemic means that many of us have been working from home part or all of the time. But did you know that you could be eligible to claim a deduction for home office read more..

Arts
Meres J. Weche
1604

Building a professional art space for Toronto's Black community

  Alica Hall is the Executive Director of the Nia Centre for the Arts — Canada's first multi-disciplinary professional arts space dedicated to showcasing art from the African diaspora. The Toron read more..

Community
News Editor
1150

Community empowerment through the Black Opportunity Fund

  Spearheaded by a coalition of black Canadian executives and established in 2020, the Black Opportunity Fund (BOF) is Canada's most ambitious investor fund dedicated to ​supporting Black commun read more..

Movies
Meres J. Weche
2040

How it feels to be free

We recently lost a giant of the silver screen with the passing, at the age of 96, of famed Hollywood actress Cicely Tyson (Dec. 19, 1924 – Jan. 28, 2021). Her storied career, which spanned over seven ... read more..

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