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...

About Trump, COVID-19 And The USA
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About Trump, COVID-19 And The USA

On paper, the experiment that is the United States of America is a formidable one: Born out of a revolutionary struggle, the country built by former British colonials, slaves...

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...

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...