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13 May 2016

Brothas From The 6 - Changing The Black Male Perception

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Brothas from the 6 is a group made up of black males born and raised in Toronto who aim to provide young men with positive images. Founder Jeff Martin teamed up with Kevin Johnson, David Wright, Haave Wright, Lorenzo Charlicombe, and Nicholas Barham. 

25 Apr 2016

Pitch Contest Winner Says He Won't Touch Winnings For Now

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22-year-old Torontonian Owen Osinde, a student at Ryerson, was the big winner at a pitch contest at Branded TO, taking home a $5000 cheque for his startup, Sneakerdeck. 

20 Apr 2016

Young Entrepreneur Award Winner: "Define success based on your own goals"

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The 34th Annual Harry Jerome Awards is this Saturday in Toronto. The event is dedicated to recognizing individuals in the black community that personify excellence. Samantha Clarke is receiving the Young Entrepreneur Award. 

13 Mar 2016

Roxane Tracey On Creating Affordable Art

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Visual Artist and Poet Roxane Tracey is making art both accessible and affordable.

02 Mar 2016

"Moore" Than Just Beauty With Tracey And Raquel

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Tracey and Raquel Moore are a sister duo of digital entrepreneurs hailing from Ajax, Ontario who advocate for living fearlessly and breaking the mould of traditional beauty standards. 

01 Mar 2016

Celina Caesar Chavannes Reflects On Her First 100 Days In Office

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ByBlacks.com was invited to attend last week’s Black History Month reception in Ottawa, hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his personal parliamentary secretary Celina Caesar Chavannes.

27 Feb 2016

Aaron Charles: Agent Of Change

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For Aaron Charles building a brighter future is like building a home—you need to have a clear vision, a solid foundation, a good team around you and the rest is down to slowly progressing.

17 Feb 2016

23 Black Canadians Making Us Proud Right Now

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We are all aware of Black Canadian titans such as Jean Augustine, Lincoln Alexander and Alvin Curling.

01 Feb 2016

Ontario Honours Madeline Edwards

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A Jamaican native, Madeline Edwards is a community advocate, founding member and Vice President of the Congress of Black Women of Mississauga and Area Chapter, and now an inducted member of the Order of Ontario — the province’s highest official honour. 

26 Jan 2016

Ontario's First Black Female MPP: How She Got Here And What She Learned

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Zanana Lorraine Akande is a retired politician, dedicated community servant and loving grandmother.

 

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