27 Jun 2018

The Grassroots Movement That Pushed Willie O'Ree Into The Hockey Hall Of Fame

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Willie O'Ree was pacing back and forth before he got the call.

27 Jun 2018

Barrie Father Tasered Multiple Times Dies In Police Custody

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An Ontario police watchdog is investigating after a black man was Tasered multiple times during an arrest and later died in the custody of the Barrie Police Service.

14 Jun 2018

Teen Becomes Anti-Racism Advocate At School - Wins $70k Scholarship

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Little did Mississauga student Jenna Harris know when she began advocating for more inclusivity for black students at her high school, she would go on to win a $70,000 university scholarship through the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership award for her efforts.

04 Jun 2018

Wynne Says Lots At Risk For Black Community Under NDP or PC Majority

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On Saturday Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne shocked everyone with an unprecedented admission of defeat.

29 May 2018

Issa Rae Came To Canada!

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American Express is rebranding itself and has partnered with Issa Rae to help them launch the Live Life Experience, a pop up art exhibit on Queen Street West.

29 May 2018

BIPOC Hosts Closed Door Discussion On Racism In Film & TV

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(MEDIA RELASE) The Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Film & TV organization is inviting community members to share their stories this weekend in a closed-door discussion.

23 May 2018

Is The Black Vote Leaning Towards NDP?

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With the Ontario provincial election just over two weeks away, poll results are getting tighter and tighter.

18 May 2018

Halting The Production Line Of Racism In Canada

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Framing a national dialogue on racism is no easy task. In fact, it’s a glass window pleading for a brick as a means for a peaceful solution to a very volatile problem.

17 May 2018

This Hockey Was Player Suspended For Reacting To Racial Abuse From Fans

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Hockey fans saw Givani Smith flash his middle finger at the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds bench.

12 May 2018

Why Black Canadian Parents Are Turning To Homeschooling

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Parents navigating the school system with their children have a lot to think about. From academic performance to underpaid and overworked teachers to bullying, there’s much to consider—and for Black parents and children, that labour is multiplied.

10 May 2018

Q&A With The Activist Who Confronted Doug Ford On TAVIS

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About a month ago, Walied Khogali, a community organizer and activist made news headlines in local and national Canadian media. Simply because he had the courage to speak out, and “interrupt” Doug Ford at a Somali Canadian Forum.

07 May 2018

Talk To Your Kids About Workplace Safety

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What we never see on the news is how many new and young workers are injured or killed every year in Canada.

04 May 2018

Black Coaches And The NHL

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On January 18th of this year, Willie O’Ree celebrated his 60th anniversary since he broke the NHL’s color barrier with the Boston Bruins in a hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens on January 18, 1958.


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