June 8, 2017
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2017 Culture Bridge Festival Brings the World to York Region

Leave your passport at home and experience your neighbour’s culture here in your own community. CULTURE BRIDGE FESTIVAL, formerly Caribbean & South Asian Showcase, has planned […]
May 25, 2017
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OpenSports makes finding sports easier for new ​Torontonians

OpenSports user-generated pickup games make sports more accessible OpenSports allows for user-generated pickup soccer games in the city of Toronto. Most of our users are new […]
May 25, 2017

Bankra’ Caribbean Folk Festival Returns To Jamaica, Queens On June 3

NEW YORK, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The music, culture and cuisine of the Caribbean Islands will be on colorful display once again when Braata Productions in association with Sam’s […]
February 27, 2017
Black Star Unsung Heroes Nomination

Black Unsung Heroes Awards Nomination is Open

We encourage the general public to get actively involved and submit your Black Unsung Hero(oes) of choice. Black Star Movement (BSM), formerly the Canadian African Caribbean […]
February 6, 2017
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Black Arts and Innovation Expo Hits Toronto’s York Mills Gallery One Day Celebration

The Black Arts and Innovation Expo (BAIE) is an event hosted by Excelovate and First Book Canada that has ushered in a new way of celebrating Black History Month. While traditional Black […]
January 18, 2017
Six ladies dressed in African and Caribbean bridal wear

A Tropical Paradise at the African & Caribbean Wedding Show

Back by popular demand, Ambessa Weddings has announced the return of the africancaribbeanweddingshow.com. In March of 2016, Ambessa Wedding hosted, Canada’s first ever bridal event for […]
August 17, 2015

Impressions will celebrate leaders in the African Caribbean Kidney Community Dr. Remi Ojo & Dr. Tabo Sikaneta to be honoured at inaugural event

Scarborough, ON – Celebrating the people who take action in the field of nephrology will be celebrated by The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s African Caribbean Kidney […]
December 4, 2013

Stop Shooting. Start Living!

Jamaican dubpoet Richie Innocent takes a lesson in New York on how to end gun violence   “Stop Shooting. Start Living”, is the slogan of the […]
August 28, 2013

Follow the money: investigators trace forgotten story of Britain’s slave trade

- by Sam Jones - In 1791, William Wilberforce assured parliament that he and his fellow campaigners would stop at nothing to bring about the end […]
August 9, 2013

Vision Debates: Are Dancehall Queens vulgar or skilful?

- by Nadine White - Scorned as a vulgar presentation of male fantasies and equally adored as one of the various colourful manifestations which underpin the […]
July 9, 2013

The Question of a National Literature

- by Darin Gibson - … a term as dangerous as ‘black music’ or ‘women’s literature’ At the NGC Bocas Lit Fest, Jamaican novelist Marlon James […]
July 2, 2013

The Sassy Guide to surviving weight gain

- by Nadia ‘Sassynadz’ Akram - Back in March this year, The Mail Online published a graphic chart revealing ‘The Fattest Countries in the World’. This […]