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07 Oct 2014

Blacks In Technology: Beyond Consuming, Towards Creating

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Black people represent a significant portion of technology consumption, but only a small fraction of the community is behind the development of this technology.

06 Oct 2014

The Four Lies Women Believe

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The road to self-discovery is one paved with ups and downs. It’s a journey Colleen Blake-Miller knows all too well. Blake-Miller is a therapist and has a private practice working with individuals, couples and families at a community counselling agency.

30 Sep 2014

Hear My Voice: Meet Yaa Hemaa

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By day, Yaa-Hemaa Obiri - Yeboah is an inspection officer with the federal government in Ottawa. But outside of the 9-5 realm she is a singer, song-writer, pianist, and founder of theyvariable.com.

22 Sep 2014

Men's Health: A Challenge To Take Responsibility

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Men’s health is the buzzword for the second annual conference of The Walnut Foundation, happening Sept. 27 at the Ted Rogers School of Management, at Ryerson University.

15 Sep 2014

The Excellence Conference: Building Cultural Capital

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It was a moment of disbelief. Celia Meikle, a chartered accountant, read an article in the Globe & Mail entitled “The Myth of the Brainy Immigrant” which reported that only 23 per cent of children of Latin American and Caribbean descent in Canada advance to a higher education level.

14 Sep 2014

Secrets of A Side Hustler

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For some people, working both a full time and a part time job is exhausting, but not for Chivon John.

05 Aug 2014

Toronto JerkFest Brings The Heat

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Bite into traditional jerk foods like chicken, fish, and pork or release your inner foodie with taste bud exploding delicacies

16 Jul 2014

Young Entrepreneur Takes Students On His Road To Success

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Toronto's community has a gem of a business opportunity waiting to be discovered by young people. And its founder Ryan O'Neil Knight is on the verge of something special.

15 Jul 2014

When Innocence Isn't Enough

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When John Artis and Rubin ”Hurricane” Carter  met in 1966, John was 19 years old and fresh out of high school. He was a boy scout and in the school choir. 

15 Jul 2014

Girls Getting Back To Their Roots

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Natural kinks, coils, and curls are one of the most distinguishing features on any black girl, yet African Canadian girls are pressured to alter the natural texture and appearance of their hair.

 

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