Senator Don Meredith here for Heroes Event Community NewsSpecial Features

Senator Don Meredith here for Heroes Event

Gun violence, unemployment, poverty, access to education – they aren’t “Black youth” problems, they’re societal problems, and so Canadians of all stripes must band together to find solutions. That’s...

Floating change for School Board elections Community NewsSpecial Features

Floating change for School Board elections

For years, Sherlyn Figueira has become known across our community as a busy body renowned for her capacity to organize and manage events, big or small. She did so...

Nurturing place for students
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Nurturing place for students

Attempting to describe the cultural make-up of his student population at Elizabeth Ballantyne Elementary School (EBS), Otis Delaney, the principal, says: “Think of the United Nations.” “We’re proud of...

He Makes Learning Fun
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He Makes Learning Fun

  On the education and basketball circuit across Montreal, it’s difficult to meet someone who hasn’t met Alix Adrien. Today, as principal St. Lawrence Senior Academy in LaSalle  students...

A FAMILY OPERATED PARADISE
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A FAMILY OPERATED PARADISE

Step through the doors of Tropical Paradise Restaurant on Decarie Blvd., on edge on Snowdon, and immediately you know that you’re in a family place with all its inviting...

CENTRAL PARK FIVE RECEIVE $41 Million RESTITUTION
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CENTRAL PARK FIVE RECEIVE $41 Million RESTITUTION

  On April 19, 1989, the lives of Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson and Korey Wise were changed when the five Black and Latino teenagers, ages...

Interested in race and representation
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Interested in race and representation

Search every university campus across Canada and you’ll find just one Black art historian. She is Dr. Charmaine Nelson, in the department of Art History and Communication Studies at...

Our stories on screen
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Our stories on screen

Twenty-five years after his seminal movie Do the Right Thing presented a unique take on America’s volatile state of race relations, Spike Lee will be in Montreal to receive...

Volume 24, Number 21 (Released October 23, 2014)
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Volume 24, Number 21 (Released October 23, 2014)

Volume 24, Number 16 (Released September 4-18, 2014) IN THIS ISSUE The politics of Ebola: Not just an African problem In Ferguson, Missouri there was always a problem between...

JAMAICANS MARK 52 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE
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JAMAICANS MARK 52 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

Jamaicans and friends of Jamaica around the world are celebrating the nation’s 52nd anniversary of independence. At home, the celebration will be at the National Stadium with a cast...