Black candidates in the political fray to make a point
Community News

Black candidates in the political fray to make a point

By Nompumelelo Moyo (LJI) Keeton Clarke and Joel De Bellefeuile are two prominent Black candidates representing Bloc Montreal in the provincial elections on October 3. Viewed by many as...

Gauging diversity in the upcoming Quebec elections
Community News

Gauging diversity in the upcoming Quebec elections

By Nompumelelo Moyo On October 3, Quebec will hold provincial elections and political parties are already out in force in a bid to win the hearts of voters. There...

GEMSTAR  OFFERS FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO BLACK STUDENTS
Community News

GEMSTAR OFFERS FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO BLACK STUDENTS

The GemStar Scholarship Fund, the brainchild of Gemma Raeburn-Baynes, president of Playmas Montreal Cultural Association, aims to support deserving Black youth in achieving their dreams through the power and...

Black Don’t Crack
Community NewsNews

Black Don’t Crack

By David Archer The other day someone said “don’t talk about mental health in our community.” Instead, they must have wanted to talk about how the brother of so...

ZiMA introduces itself with a spectacular  evening
Events

ZiMA introduces itself with a spectacular evening

By Nompumelelo Moyo On Saturday August 13, the Zimbabwe Montreal Association (ZiMA) held its first fundraising dinner in the Noel Alexandra Hall at the Jamaican Association. The goal was...

SPICE ISLAND FESTIVAL BACK at Vinet Park
Community News

SPICE ISLAND FESTIVAL BACK at Vinet Park

By Gemma Raeburn-Baynes This year’s Spice Island Cultural Festival is back at Vinet Park in Little Burgundy on July 9. Organizers say the two-year hiatus gave them an opportunity...

The Convoy and systemic racism
Opinions

The Convoy and systemic racism

Raj Basdeo Acts of institutional racism displayed by the powers that be inside the Canadian state surprise me at times, although they truly should not. These events happen frequently,...

Students Profess: Black History is Canadian History
Community News

Students Profess: Black History is Canadian History

Melissa Murphy (LJI) This was the theme at the inaugural flag raising ceremony that was held at the Pierrefonds Community High School last Tuesday, February 1st. Standing shoulder to...

Gala Dynastie Celebrates Black Excellence
Community News

Gala Dynastie Celebrates Black Excellence

Melissa Murphy (LJI) On March 5th, all eyes will be locked on the highly anticipated 6th edition of Gala Dynastie, being held virtually from the Maisonneuve Theatre, at 7:30pm....

A Black Community in distress
Community News

A Black Community in distress

Submitted by Rhema Walters In memory of Shawn Birch and all the other Blacks killed by other Blacks. My young nephew was stabbed in his heart by another black...