Here’s our Rhodes Scholar: Abdel Dicko
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Here’s our Rhodes Scholar: Abdel Dicko

Over-riding passion for human rights and Pan-Africanism Egbert Gaye “To tackle issues faced by the global Black/African community, I refer to the quote by Kwame Nkrumah: “The forces that...

Quincy Amorer on guiding BTW through COVID-19 to better times
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Quincy Amorer on guiding BTW through COVID-19 to better times

In the midst of his tenth season as artistic director and 50th Anniversary celebrations of Black Theatre Workshop (BTW), Quincy Amorer had to pivot as the raging coronavirus blunted...

Aliah Guerra luanches her new app
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Aliah Guerra luanches her new app

By Rosie Awori The novel coronavirus, COVID-19 has been the biggest disruptor of 2020, changing our perception and the way we do almost everything. And the digital shift the...

Bubbling Anticipation As New Artistic  Associate joins BTW
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Bubbling Anticipation As New Artistic Associate joins BTW

As Lydie Dubuission takes her place on the management side of Black Theatre Workshop, expectations run rife. Artistic director Quincy Amorer is as excited as he is expectant. “Lydie...

2020: WHAT AN EVENTFUL YEAR
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2020: WHAT AN EVENTFUL YEAR

It truly was one for the ages… In 2019, just after Canadian Thanksgiving, I had a conversation with some people about the gradual, then obsessive preoccupation with Christmas once...

Betty Constant is still driven by her passion for teaching
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Betty Constant is still driven by her passion for teaching

After more than a quarter-century standing in front of her class at Coronation Elementary School in Cote des Neiges, today, Ms. Betty Constant remains as passionate in sharing her...

New author of children’s books excited  to share stories with the young ones
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New author of children’s books excited to share stories with the young ones

Rosie Awori The balance of a youthful imagination and adult professionalism is crucial in captivating young readers. Latoya Belfon has learned this and more on her journey as an...

Aunt Catherine Riley-  “Miss Christmas” Celebrates her 100th Birthday
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Aunt Catherine Riley- “Miss Christmas” Celebrates her 100th Birthday

Contact Staff Hailed as an “Honorary Matriarch” and a loving aunt, Aunt Catherine is described as “friendly, jovial and nice.” The thing that she loves best, up to today,...

Racism Report challenges Quebec to fight  prejudice and discrimination
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Racism Report challenges Quebec to fight prejudice and discrimination

Contact Staff Quebec must make a ban on random police stops mandatory, appoint a minister responsible for the fight against racism and develop a province-wide awareness campaign in order...

Seniors staying active and in touch in the face of COVID-19
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Seniors staying active and in touch in the face of COVID-19

CBAC holds elections, goes digital and continues activities Contact Staff For members of the Council of Black Aging Community of Montreal, COVID-19 managed to cramp their style but only...