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The Politics of Border Crossing In a Time Of War

Reading Time: 2 minutes  The Politics of Border Crossing In a Time Of War Recent reports that purported that some Nigerians were denied safety crossings at the Ukraine-Poland border post have raised concerns about alleged racism in a time of ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. These reports have flooded social media and caused severe concerns for Nigerians trapped Read More…

The Government continues to be an active partner with the Black Community to ensure they can overcome systematic barriers to equality.
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Canadian Government Commits $25 Million To Support Projects Within The Black Community

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Government continues to be an active partner with the Black Community to ensure they can overcome systematic barriers to equality. By: Honourable MP Ruby Sahota  ” Black history is Canadian history and we’re proud to be celebrating another Black History Month where we can highlight the accomplishments and contributions of Black Canadians. From the Read More…

The Path To Black History Month In Canada
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The Path To Black History Month In Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The first recognition of Black History week happened in Toronto 1950 Black History Month started in 1926 as Negro History Week in the United States by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard-trained historian of African Americans and is commemorated on the second week of February. His initiative caught the attention of those in the Black Read More…

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Oxford-Trained Academic Writes About Black Diaspora In Asia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are Black People in Asia Black Ghosts? Oxford-Trained Academic Finds Out Ken Kamoche, an Oxford-trained academic, has written a novel titled Black Ghosts. It basically “tells the relatively ignored story of Africans in China from the late 1980s at about the time of the Tiananmen massacre.” He says to me: “set against a backdrop of Read More…

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Black History Month Honours Mr Ken Opaleke

Reading Time: 4 minutes For over 30 years, Ken Opaleke has been an inspiration to thousands of Manitoban youths West Broadway Youth Outreach, or WBYO, is a drop-in recreational & life skills program for youth ages 4 and up in Winnipeg’s West Broadway area & beyond. Thousands of children participated in the program and we interviewed Executive Director Ken Opaleke Read More…

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Emmanuel Kulu Writes on Black Pharaohs

Reading Time: < 1 minutes                     Emmanuel Kulu Writes On Black Pharaohs                                          By Steve Ogah Emmanuel Kulu’s new books are a spotlight on the Black Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. A historical and mythological fiction, I, Black Pharaoh: Rise to Power and I, Black Pharaoh: Golden Age of Triumph are fictionalized off meticulous research and his focus on ancient African Read More…

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Black History Month Honours Winnipeg Coach Kevin Toney

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kevin Toney has been an active member of the community for decades coaching high school Volleyball When it comes to dedication and leadership, look no further than Winnipeg’s Kevin Toney, the Marketing Coach. But to the countless students, he has coached for over three decades, it’s coach Toney. For over three decades Mr. Toney has Read More…

Jamie Moses, First Black MLA To Speak In The Manitoba Legislature
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Jamie Moses, First Black MLA To Speak In The Manitoba Legislature

Reading Time: 4 minutes Black History Month celebrates historic election of MLA Jamie Moses On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, I became the first Black person to ever speak in the Manitoba Legislature as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. For the first time, Black people in Manitoba have a voice in the Legislature. Walking into the chamber and seeing Read More…

Black Historic Site Griffin House To Undergo Major Renovations
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Black Historic Site Griffin House To Undergo Major Renovations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Griffin House played a key role in the providing safe haven for Black community that had escaped slavery. Griffin House is a house built in 1827 by Englishmen in Ancaster. It was purchased by an African-American escaped slave in 1834 who also had enough cash to purchase 50 acres. It offers Underground Railroad tours and history-related programs. Griffin Read More…

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Hon. Mitzie Hunter On The Verge Of Political History

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the world celebrates Black History Month, there is one woman who hopes to make history as Canada’s first black woman to lead a provincial party and to bring that party into power by defeating Premier Doug Ford. Meet Mitzie Hunter, a 48-year-old Jamaican born, fearless woman who wants to lead Ontario’s Liberal Party.  “ Read More…

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Claude “Ollie” Cromwell

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present. Claude “Ollie” Cromwell joined the Canadian Armed forces in 1979 and served in numerous conflicts overseas. He retired in 2019 after 40 years of service. Early life Claude “Ollie” Cromwell was Read More…

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Celebrating Black History Month With Kali Mentallo, The Peoples Champion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present. We kick off Black History Month with a salute to Manitoba’s high flying international superstar wrestler Kali Mentallo. Whether jumping off the top ropes of the squared circle in Japan or Read More…