Jamaican student wins City of Toronto award

Brandon Allwood
By Admin 02.10.2013

Jamaican Brandon Allwood was among eight international undergraduates recognized with Toronto Excellence Awards at the second annual Toronto International Students Festival last Saturday at David Pecaut Square.

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History, meaning of Caribana forgotten amidst revelry

By Murphy Browne 08.08.2013

By MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu)   “Black people in Toronto celebrated the liberation of enslaved Africans throughout the Americas before the first mas band ever jumped in 1967. In the west end of Toronto in the old fashion district, Black …

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Nathaniel Redmon celebrated at family reunion

Bernice Carnegie, Freemon Redmon and Marion Coleman
By Admin 10.07.2013

Though Illinois had some of the most progressive anti-discrimination laws in the United States after the Civil War, Blacks in Chicago in the early 1900s were subjected to the same prejudices as those in the South.

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Memo to Ford: follow your heart, go coach football

By Pat Watson 10.01.2013

In the latest installment of the soap opera, “As the Ford rolls”, Rob Ford and his lawyers were in court on Monday trying get a panel of judges to overrule last month’s decision by Justice Charles Hackland that would remove Ford from the office of mayor.

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Charles Roach honoured at BADC awards

Julian Falconer and Charles Roach
By Admin 12.09.2012

Several presentations were made to Roach, who has been practicing law in the city for the past 49 years. They included the BADC Dudley Laws Memorial Award, the Harry Gairey Memorial People of Excellence Award and the Lenny Johnson Promotion of Pan-Africanism Award, presented by Roots Cultural Foundation.

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Time to pay up!

By Arnold Auguste 15.08.2012

By ARNOLD A. AUGUSTE, Publisher/Senior Editor

There were a lot fewer volunteers at this year’s carnival than in previous years. At least, that is what I have been told.
That might be among the reasons there were so many problems at the parade.

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