Black History Month 2018

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Because the diaspora is wider than Wakanda Read more

Movies & TV

Documentary about a decade in the life of a North Philadelphia clan captures the turbulent currents of American life Read more


“I would love for people to receive a piece of education about what Blackness means. What African means. What the art of Africa is." Read more


Having the first Black superhero movie from a major studio, populated by Black talent in front of and behind the camera, comes with a bitter pill Read more

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The fifth edition casts a wide net and finds gems from all over the world – and Canada, too Read more

Film Fests & Special Screenings


Kate Killet

Competitors from all over North America walked, vogued and brought face, body and attitude to Harbourfront Centre's Black History Month extravaganza Read more



Markus Staley

In Ideas Of North, a new collaboration with Shad, Iskwé and others, the violinist strives to “reinterpret what it means to be Canadian" Read more


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


The Gladstone's Of Ourselves photography show is the latest Toronto exhibition to spotlight young, Black curatorial talent Read more

Art & Design

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Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum

Wonderfully subversive exhibition resists the idea that viewers must walk away with an easy grasp of Black Canadian identity Read more

Art & Design

From cinema and visual art to city politics and education, Black Torontonians are taking the reins as agents of our own change Read more




Anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting remembered; plus, Black History Month kick-off and skate party for the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund Read more