Shantal Otchere


Shantal Otchere

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

Oct 25, 2017 7:57 PM Life

The late A Raisin In The Sun playwright and civil rights activist gets the biopic treatment in Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart more

Sep 13, 2017 11:53 AM Toronto International Film Festival 2017

We asked Drunk Feminist Films for their drunk feminist takes more

Sep 11, 2017 9:00 AM Life


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There's growing support behind banning anti-choice protestors in public spaces, but there's a deeper discussion to be had more

Sep 1, 2017 12:26 PM News

The growing spate of neo-Nazi and far-right activity around the world means it's important for Canadians to take a stand more

Aug 25, 2017 2:52 PM News


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

Aug 3, 2017 3:00 PM News

A look back at how a one-time event produced as a tribute to Canada's growing West Indian diaspora grew into one of the largest cultural celebrations in the country more

Jul 28, 2017 4:19 PM News


Luis Mora

Ahead of his show at the Mod Club, the rising Toronto rapper talks about the west-end neighbourhood's impact on his life and music more

Jul 25, 2017 7:53 PM Features


Shantal Otchere

Our education system seems no more prepared to support LGBTQ students of colour than the city is to understanding their existence more

Jun 29, 2017 4:16 AM News


Cheol Joon Baek

If the celebration of the radical idea to accept and support the rights and existence of marginalized Canadians is not extended to queer Canadians of all intersections, then what celebration is there to be had? more

Jun 27, 2017 3:16 PM , News

The hip-hop-focused festival makes space for local acts not readily supported by the scene more

Jun 6, 2017 12:55 PM Features

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Samuel Engelking

"We call ourselves 'art-ivists.' We make our art to inspire, empower and make a difference in our world." more

May 30, 2017 2:18 PM Music

A free creative writing workshop series for sufferers of mental illness and addiction will be celebrating the launch of its new book, the Double World, this week. more

May 30, 2017 11:07 AM Books

Timely series about the marginalized student body at an Ivy League school gives voice to the experience of being Black in 2017, but that voice isn’t shared equitably among all of its characters more

May 2, 2017 5:12 PM Movies & TV


R. Jeanette Martin

Committee representing Toronto's LGBTQ officers ask city councillors to reconsider funding Pride after police float ban. more

Apr 19, 2017 4:47 PM News

This Earth Day, Toronto joins more than 400 cities around the world defending scientific research more

Apr 18, 2017 4:10 PM News

Tamsyn Riddle is a co-organizer of Silence is Violence (SiV), a group led by survivors who want to change the way people and institutions respond to reports of sexual assault. more

Apr 10, 2017 12:04 PM News

“I have issue when people are buying property or are taking out properties that used to be rentals and turning them into full-time Airbnb [units],” says Councillor Ana Bailão. more

Mar 29, 2017 11:55 AM Real Estate


Jodianne Beckford

Toronto’s housing bubble has created a landlord’s market, to the disadvantage in particular of Black renters. more

Mar 15, 2017 4:32 PM News