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24 Sep 2019

This Montreal Hairstylist Is Giving The Kind Of Workshop Every Curly Girl Needs In Her Life

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Nancy Falaise has over 18 years experience as a hairstylist, with a particular passion for curly hair. She’s on a mission to eradicate the stigma associated with the Afro/curly texture. It is a passion born out of hardship and loss. As a young Black Canadian girl she was constantly rejected for being biracial, with extra insult added because of her tight curls. It would take a life altering experience to make Falaise take a deeper look at herself and see the beauty of her natural curls.

12 Sep 2019

The Prince Family: Two Plus Ten Equals Extraordinary

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Monique and Eusi Prince are a Toronto couple who give a whole new meaning to the word efficient. With just 24 hours in a day, they manage to do it all. They are the proud parents of ten children ranging from two and a half to 23 years old, and the co-owners All My Son's Hair of Art Studio in Pickering, Ontario, mentors, as well as activists. We sat down with them as the second feature in our Black Canadian Couples In Business series.

10 Sep 2019

The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture 

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Drawn from the extraordinary holdings of The Walther Collection, The Way She Looks exhibition revisits the history of African photographic portraiture through the viewpoints of women, both as subjects and photographers.

05 Sep 2019

Getting To Know Michael Coteau As He Bids For Ontario Liberal Leadership

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Michael Coteau has been in provincial politics for almost a decade, holding multiple portfolios in the Liberal government. But he says it took a long time for him to put his name forward in the race for leader of the Ontario Liberal Party.

05 Sep 2019

10 Questions With Marci Ien: Raptors President Masai Ujiri

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Welcome to my new column. Each month I’ll shoot 10 questions at someone who is making waves in the Black Canadian community and beyond.

22 Aug 2019

How Vivian Kaye Turned Her Hair Care Needs into a Multi-Million Dollar Biz

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More and more Black women are going natural and embracing their kinky-textured hair. But this was not always the case.

08 Aug 2019

Black In Bronze - A Monument to Black "Ordinary Men"

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We are living through a time when monuments of revered white men are being questioned and removed from public spaces. We are asking ourselves, who is worthy of a monument, who is worthy of taking up space?

20 Jun 2019

Arcade Gaming Makes A Comeback With Denthreesixty

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Growing up black in the ’80s and ’90s, most of us can remember times of playing video games with our friends for hours on a Saturday afternoon (of course, only if our mom let us!). Back then, hours would pass like minutes. Deeper friendships were formed, and pacts were made to do it all again next weekend!

17 Jun 2019

Black, Queer, and Still Here: The Lived Experiences Of A Community Captured In Art

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“Rainbow capitalism.” This occurs once a year when corporate brands focus on LGBTQ representation in order to sell products to that community and its supporters.

12 Jun 2019

Carnival Entrepreneurs: Building Businesses Through Culture and Creativity

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For section leaders, artists, DJs, and promoters alike, carnival season is big business. Blood, sweat, and tears literally accompany each and every year of carnival preparations for the professionals that make it what it is, and you truly can’t imagine a carnival season without the pillars of music, mas, and fetes.

 

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