Slavery and Black schools in Ontario during the 19th century

By Admin 11.02.2015

By BARRINGTON A. MORRISON “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” Ralph Ellison, renowned African-American author. “The most potent weapon in the hands of oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” Steve Biko, Pan-Africanist, South African leader. In …

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The CBC discovers racism

By Patrick Hunter 19.11.2014

By PATRICK HUNTER The CBC National news has begun an occasional reporting on racism in Canada. Triggering the reporting is a poll they commissioned that suggests the prairies exhibit the most racial discrimination against Indigenous peoples in the country.   …

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Canadian benefits for students

By Lennox Farrell 29.10.2014

By LENNOX FARRELL In using the websites of the federal and provincial governments to best effect, keep the following in mind. First, some services available in Ontario might not be in other provinces and vice versa. Also, other benefits in …

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C’da can learn from U.S. on response to police brutality

By Admin 11.09.2014

By Dr. MUNYONZWE HAMALENGWA In Canada, Prime Minister Stephen Harper refuses to convoke a Commission of Inquiry in the endemic problem of the disappearance of Aboriginal women. He says it is a criminal matter, not a political matter and it …

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The Obama syndrome: challenge of Black leadership

By Patrick Hunter 28.08.2014

Within the European and North American contexts of holding political office, we have very few examples to choose from where persons of African descent have held the highest office. President Barack Obama happens to be the first. So, President Obama gets the distinction of bearing the name for this particular syndrome.

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