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Friday, July 21, 2017

Carrying on the Afro-Caribbean Legacy Jamaican National Building Society launches their 3rd Annual Black...

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Encouraging youth development and stimulating the mind of students is the secret behind unlocking their true potential. Challenging them to capitalize on...

KUUMBA FESTIVAL

BY JORDAN MAXWELL Stacey Dash might not think there's a need for Black History Month, but in Toronto the Kuumba Festival proved there is no...

Awareness Day Sheds Light on the High Risk of HIV Infection in Canada’s African,...

BY KEVIN YEBOAH Canada’s second African, Caribbean and Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day is set to be underway this week, in hopes to raise awareness on...

Gibbos West Indian Grocery & Take-Out Bringing the Caribbean Straight to Your Doorstep!

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO Gary Gibbs came to Toronto twenty years ago from Jamaica where he was into farming, growing natural and organic root vegetables. When...

Matilda Elma Van Cooten Passes Away at 98

BY EMILY SINGH It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a great mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Matilda Elma Van Cooten...

Molly’s Hotte Shoppe, Still Open for Business – Keeping the Dream Alive

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  When we leave this world, we resign an everlasting impact to the people who knew us, leaving them with the memories of...

BACK IN BLACK – Toronto Black Film Festival Announces their 2016 Cinematic Experiences

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  One might argue that the world would look better if everything was in black and white. The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF)...

The BBPA celebrates the journey and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “ If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t...

Community Leaders Participate in a Joint Effort to Work Together on the Vision of...

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Here we are in a new year, with new goals and one inspiring vision. The arduous mission of changing the world for...

Fitz “The Whip” Vanderpool: The Man Behind The Boxing Gloves

BY EMILY SINGH "With hope it's possible." These are the words that Fitzroy "The Whip" Vanderpool lives by. Born in Trinidad, Vanderpool went on...

Professional Development

The Power of Words

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Sometimes we dismiss or discredit the power of words as hocus pocus. But the recent celebration of Father’s Day underscored to me...

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...