Ajamu Nangwaya, Ph.D., is an educator, organizer and writer. He is an organizer with the Network for the Elimination of Police Violence.
Angelina Williams is a former Toronto Hotelier who was recently named one of Canada '100 Black Women to Watch' in 2015.
The Blackstarline readers have been meeting as a book club to read, break bread and discuss books since 1997.
Born in Dartmouth, NS, Bob Dawson excelled in baseball, basketball and hockey. On the latter, he attended Saint Mary’s University in Halifax in 1967 and became the “first black” to play in the Atlantic Intercollegiate Hockey League.
Camille Dundas is the editor-in-chief at ByBlacks.com. She is a media expert, having worked as a news writer and producer for Toronto's major news programs including CBC National, CP24 Breaking News, CityTV News and CTV's Canada AM.
Celia Meikle is a Chartered Professional Accountant, licensed to practice public accounting by the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Chantelle has founded and co-founded many small businesses, as well as consulted various small business start-ups and existing small and medium sized businesses. While studying Business Administration and Management at Centennial College in Toronto, she started utilizing her business skills to assist small business owners with bookkeeping and other services.
Chelsea Alphonso is a twenty-something trying to figure it out by doing.
Cimoan Atkins is a freelance writer with a degree in International Development and African Studies.
Cleve DeSouza is a leading mortgage professional in affiliation with Matrix Mortgage Global (Lic#11108) and a seasoned real estate investor with over 10 years experience.
David Green is a Full-Stack Web Developer and a serial entrepreneur.
“Your past determined who you are; your present, what you will be.” Dominique Warne is a student of the Bachelor of Creative Advertising Program at Humber.
Dwayne Matthews is a life and education strategist. He converges and shares knowledge on education, disruptive technology, practical psychology and the evolution of work.
The “black magic” behind Fab Four Fashion is four friends: Judy Sterling, Gail Thompson, Nancy Dorvil and Leslie Thompson, originally from Montréal, now living the big city life in Toronto.
Ian Andre Espinet ~ Real name.
Karlyn Percil is a leadership coach, motivational speaker and facilitator whose mission is to help women break their personal "glass ceiling".
Kimron is a Grenadian entrepreneur, freelance writer/blogger now based in Toronto.
Kisha McPherson is a faculty member in the General Education and Liberal Studies Department at Centennial College.
Kunle Bristow is a producer, film director and futurist.
Kym Dominique-Ferguson is a multi-faceted artist. Studying Theatre in Jamaica, progressing to Film in Canada, Ferguson uses his experience in both mediums to enhance his Spoken Word performance.
Lotoya Jackson is a world traveler and remote E-Learning Developer who’s visited 34 countries on 5 continents, mostly solo.
Marcus "Roi" Medford is poet, journalist, photographers-assistant and radio-show host from Toronto. Marcus studied journalism at the University of Toronto. Marcus has written for numerous publications including the The Underground, the Toronto Observer and New Canadian Media. He has performed his poetry at multiple venues in Toronto including The Art Bar, TEDxUTSC and has published one collection of poetry, "Book of Mars."
You can check Marcus out on Twitter: @marcus_roi
Micca Vanvield is the Founder and Certified Romance Travel Designer at Micca Vanvield Travel, where they design soulful travel for the weddings and romance market.
Natalie Comrie has been providing therapeutic counselling services to children, teens, adults and families for over 15 years. Known for her commitment to relationships, she strives to create safe, nurturing and positive interactions in which individuals can be supported while reaching their full potential.
Dr. Nekessa S. Remy is a leading health and wellness professional & expert with a passion for enabling others to be their own health champions.
Nene Kwasi Kafele is the co- founder and current chair of the Health Equity Council, an umbrella group of health focussed representative in the GTA focused on advancing anti-oppression, anti-racism, equity, access, inclusion, institutional accountability, cultural competence in clinical care and public policy advocacy in relation to health and marginalized populations.
Nicole Franklin is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who also covers global humanitarian issues as a web host, speaker and author.
PepperBrooks is an award winning Blogger, Freelance Journalist, Entrepreneur and Human Services Counsellor focused on helping vulnerable communities.
Rachel Mutombo is an actor and writer based in Montreal, Quebec.