Dr. Lucy Gilbert: acclaimed cancer researcher proud to be a role model
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Dr. Lucy Gilbert: acclaimed cancer researcher proud to be a role model

Today Dr. Lucy Gilbert stands at the top of her profession as one of the leading researchers in the field of gynecological cancers. Her focus on the early detection...

Montrealer inducted into prestigious fellowship
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Montrealer inducted into prestigious fellowship

Montreal born attorney Sandra Barton continues to make inroads on the legal circuit, hitting another career milestone when she was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College...

Systemic racism: Living happily in denial
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Systemic racism: Living happily in denial

Whenever the issue of racism raises its head in this province, see how they run. That’s when Quebec Premier Francois Legault and his cohort of provincial politicians scamper to...

Montrealers celebrated for BHM 2021
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Montrealers celebrated for BHM 2021

Twelve deserving Montrealers were honored as laureates for this year’s celebration of Black History Month, which was officially launched on Monday February 1, with a virtual ceremony. The event,...

Laval lawyer wants community to take action against police abuse
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Laval lawyer wants community to take action against police abuse

About two years ago, Kwadwo Yeboah was at a west island restaurant enjoying a meal with a group of about six friends, when police officers entered the establishment and...

Maybe it’s just what’s needed… an inquiry into the Camara affair
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Maybe it’s just what’s needed… an inquiry into the Camara affair

Sometimes a well-placed commission of inquiry is the best salve to soothe the sting of a biting act of racism and the furor it creates. The outcry over the...

Organizers of Black History Month cite 30 Years of Success
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Organizers of Black History Month cite 30 Years of Success

Serving as president of The Round Table on Black History Month for the past two decades has offered Michael Farkas a privileged vantage point to gauge the relationship between...

Kamala Harris’ American Journey
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Kamala Harris’ American Journey

On Wednesday, January 20, Kamala Harris took the oath of office to become the first female, Black, and South Asian vice president of the United States of America, A...

The New Anti-Racism Commissioner  should’ve been a Black Woman
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The New Anti-Racism Commissioner should’ve been a Black Woman

The Black community knows a thing or two about the anti-racism struggle in Montreal having been on the frontlines over the past several decades. Some will dare say that...

QBBE: A heritage organization positioned for the future
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QBBE: A heritage organization positioned for the future

In 1968, when the Quebec Board of Black Educators (QBBE) was established, the community as we know it today was taking root. The influx of immigrants from the Caribbean...