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 […]

Black Students studying automotive technology get a lift from Toyota Canada

Black Students studying automotive technology get a lift from Toyota Canada

The Toyota Canada Foundation has announced it will be funding scholarships for Black students pursuing post-secondary education in automotive technology. Toyota Canada Foundation scholarship recipients will be selected and awarded by Black Business and Professional Association’s (BBPA) National Scholarship Program, which is committed to supporting and promoting the achievement of academic excellence for Black Canadian […]

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. […]

$1M federal stimulus to help it sustain businesses in Little Jamaica

$1M federal stimulus to help it sustain businesses in Little Jamaica

Business owners are hoping that a $1 million federal grant aimed at revitalizing Little Jamaica will help to boost the profile of the historic community in Toronto. The owners said last Sunday that the money is coming at a good time because Black-owned businesses along Eglinton Avenue West, mostly located between Marlee Avenue and Oakwood […]

Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite delivers champion flow off new album, My Season

Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite delivers champion flow off new album, My Season

When it comes to stylistic lyrics, slashing rhythms, and raw storytelling, look no further than Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite, and his newest album, My Season. My Season is he Toronto-based artist’s fourth project, and is the culmination of Braithwaite’s professional experience in the industry, coupled with personal experiences along the way. The six-track EP […]

Physicist Stephon Alexander on his book “Fear of a Black Universe”

Physicist Stephon Alexander on his book “Fear of a Black Universe”

Close your eyes, think of the words “eccentric genius,” and one of the first images is doubtlessly that of Albert Einstein. He is defined by his characteristic hair and aloofness, too smart and preoccupied with space and time to be consumed by the minutiae of daily grooming. But the idea of genius is often affected […]

All empires come to an end, and the American one is no exception

All empires come to an end, and the American one is no exception

  By Carlton Joseph John Boyd Orr: “Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by revolt within or by defeat by a rival.”  The American empire is experiencing revolt from within and a geopolitical, technological and economic challenge from China. Is this the unravelling of the American Empire?  Will racism and conservative ideology destroy […]

Kyle Rittenhouse – Officer Prodigy

Kyle Rittenhouse – Officer Prodigy

When teenaged vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse walked free after murdering two people in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Raymond Nat Turner, Black Agenda Report poet-in-residence put pen to paper.  Referring to Rittenhouse as the “Officer Prodigy”, Turner wrote: Mother loaded Officer Prodigy into her vehicle; and drove him from “The Land of Lincoln” to the “Badger State” to play […]

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 […]

Michelle Lochan brings hope to the Carnival

Michelle Lochan brings hope to the Carnival

Publishers note For many years the Festival Management Committee (FMC) has been run by people who have never been within 20 feet of the culture of the Caribbean carnival people. They have spent most of their time in the boardrooms of Canada than in the mas’ camps, pan yards or calypso tents where the culture […]

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