US bank to honour legacy of Josephine Baker

US bank to honour legacy of Josephine Baker

OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, is sponsoring Le Art Noir on December 2, 2021 and will purchase the first From Paris with Love non-fungible token (NFT) created by internationally acclaimed artist Addonis Parker, which pays tribute to renowned entertainer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker. The From Paris With Love NFT […]

Elaine Thompson-Herah named NACAC Female Athlete of the Year

Elaine Thompson-Herah named NACAC Female Athlete of the Year

  Following an exceptional 2021 season performance, two-time sprint double Olympic Games gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah has copped the North American, Central American, and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Female Athlete of the Year title. She was honored alongside American shot putter Ryan Crouser, who was chosen as the Male Athlete of the Year, according to […]

Corus Entertainment offers internship to Black emerging filmmakers

Corus Entertainment offers internship to Black emerging filmmakers

Corus Entertainment has teamed up with OYA Emerging Filmmakers to launch the Corus Unscripted Internship Program, a newly-created training, networking and mentorship opportunity for Black emerging filmmakers who have completed post-secondary education and are interested in pursuing a television career in the lifestyle and factual genres. As a complement to the OYA Emerging Filmmakers program […]

The passing of Marie Roze Ramsaroop (nee Jaggernauth) –  Queen of Borokeete Canada  

The passing of Marie Roze Ramsaroop (nee Jaggernauth) –  Queen of Borokeete Canada   

Marie Roze Ramsaroop was born on February 19, 1944, in San Fernando, Trinidad. She moved to Toronto, Canada, in 1969 and died peacefully on November 21, 2021 at her home; she was 77 years old. Ramsaroop, the wife of famed bandleader Frank Ramsaroop, was surrounded by loved ones in her her last days of life. […]

Black history in Alberta brought to life          

Black history in Alberta brought to life          

  A new online exhibit aims to demonstrate how learning Black history is essential to understanding the formation of Alberta. The new exhibit by Edmonton City as Museum Project explores the formation of Alberta’s Black communities from the late 1800s to the early 1970s. “What I want people to take away is the activism, the […]

New board new vision for Caribana

New board new vision for Caribana

The results of the executive board positions elected by the Caribana Arts Group (CAG) membership are as follows; Chair, Davina Reid, Vice-Chair, Tashia Antoine, Secretary, Stacy Hughes, Treasurer, Sean Defreitas, Assistant Secretary, Angela Gill and Director At Large, Paul Green Reid, who has been with CAG since 2018 told the Caribbean Camera, that she and […]

Yolanda’s Lit picks from great Caribbean authors

Yolanda’s Lit picks from great Caribbean authors

My Lit picks By Yolanda T. Marshall Rohan Bullkin and the Shadows: A Story about ACEs and Hope, written by Juleus Ghunta and illustrated by Rachel Moss, highlights the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their connection to children’s academic weaknesses, destructive behaviours, life, and health outcomes. The book also emphasizes the role families […]

Rita Cox’s storytelling album-launch

Rita Cox’s storytelling album-launch

On November 30th, join us for a fascinating online panel discussion to officially launch the highly anticipated album, Wit and Wisdom: Anansi Tales and Other Stories by iconic storyteller, author, teacher and librarian, Dr. Rita Cox. The launch also celebrate release of the accompanying StorySave podcast episode Rita Cox: The Gently Echoed Music. Dr. Rita […]

Windies women win first game in ICC 50-Overs World Cup qualifying campaign

Windies women win first game in ICC 50-Overs World Cup qualifying campaign

Explosive opener Deandra Dottin extended her rich vein of form as West Indies Women opened their ICC 50-overs World Cup qualifying campaign with a uncomplicated six-wicket victory over minnows Ireland Women last Tuesday. Asked to chase a meagre 160 at Old Hararians, the Caribbean side cruised to their target in the 40th over with Player-of-the-Match […]

Toronto RnB Singer/Songwriter Amanda Mae Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve with Sultry “Shoulda Known”

Toronto RnB Singer/Songwriter Amanda Mae Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve with Sultry “Shoulda Known”

  Much like seemingly ‘perfect relationships,’ Canadian R&B artist Amanda Mae’s newest single “Shoulda Known” feels and looks beautiful on the outside but, in its core, is fueled by contempt and infidelity — resulting in a sultry yet ominous vibe throughout. Available now, “Shoulda Known” is Amanda Mae in every sense possible… Providing a velvet […]

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