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I grew up as a fatherless Black boy who found solace in biographies of Black historical figures. James Baldwin, Malcolm X and MLK taught me about Black masculinity. Then, several years ago, my father wanted to meet me. more

Life

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Here are a few events that highlight the diversity of expression coming from the African diaspora more

Culture

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Shantal Otchere

Local tattoo artists discuss why fears of inking darker skin tones need to fade away more

Life

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Shantal Otchere

Inside Carnival Nationz mas camp warehouse on Dynamic Drive in Scarborough, dozens of volunteers painstakingly glue and stitch together themed costumes that will be worn at this weekend's grand parade more

News

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Ahead of the March for Mental Health, Toronto organizers demand more action over awareness, especially for marginalized youth more

News

After confronting brutal oppression in his CBC film The Skin We’re In, the director gets quieter in Hot Docs’ Unarmed Verses, a vibrant look at three talented Black youths uprooted by a forced “revitalization” ­project in North York more

Hot Docs 2017

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If you’re a Black student within the TDSB, you have limited access to arts education and you’re twice as likely to be expelled more

Education

Downtown restaurant and arts space a huge loss for Toronto’s Black community more

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