National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – time to reflect

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – time to reflect

Canada has had a troublesome and tumultuous past with its Indigenous people. For much of the country’s history, we’ve neglected, ignored and attempted to assimilate Indigenous people into a European-based culture at the expense of their own. Recent years have seen initial attempts made at reconciliation, and while there is significant work to be done, […]

Bahamas PM Davis accuses international financial regulators of discrimination

Bahamas PM Davis accuses international financial regulators of discrimination

Prime Minister Philip Davis has said there are elements of racism in the motives of developed countries as they push for greater regulation of the financial services sectors of “black-governed” states and former European colonies. In his address to the United Nations General Assemblylast week, Davis said the Bahamian financial industry is one of the […]

T&T PM Rowley won’t deal with IMF

T&T PM Rowley won’t deal with IMF

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Monday reiterated that Trinidad and Tobago will not be entering into any lending program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) even as Barbados announced over the weekend that it is approaching the Washington-based financial institution for a new loan agreement. Rowley noted that while some regional countries, most notably, Barbados […]

Queen Elizabeth II cannot be separated from the dark side of British history

Queen Elizabeth II cannot be separated from the dark side of British history

The Bible, often the repository of wisdom, got it right. Hebrew 9:27 says: “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgement.” For most men and women this judgement can be hard. It is hard for Queen Elizabeth II, who died recently after seventy years on the British throne. […]

UN hosts 9th African History Reflection Day August 31st 2022

UN hosts 9th African History Reflection Day August 31st 2022

Former Costa Rica VP Epsy Campbell Barr gave opening presentation Epsy Campbell Barr, the politician and economist who served as the Vice President of Costa Rica from May 8 2018 to May 8 2022, and is now a member of the UN’s Permanent Forum Of People Of African Descent, made a live opening presentation at […]

Black business network gets a $1.9 million boost

Black business network gets a $1.9 million boost

The federal government is investing over $1.9 million to help a Hamilton-based organization form a network for Black-led businesses in southwestern Ontario. The exact total cost is unclear, but the funding from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario will allow Empowerment Squared, a non-profit group that helps newcomers in the greater Hamilton and […]

FACE names five new board members

FACE names five new board members

The Federation of African Canadian Economics (FACE) announced the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors to strengthen its internal expertise and governance. “I am delighted to have individuals with such robust professional, community-based, and charity-based experience join the FACE Board of Directors. I am convinced that they will bring to our […]

Think in Color summit 2022

Think in Color summit 2022

Thіnkіfіс Labs Inс. (“Thіnkіfіс” оr thе “Cоmраnу”), thе platform shaking up thе knоwlеdgе economy bу еmроwеrіng creators to сrеаtе, mаrkеt аnd sell thеіr оnlіnе lеаrnіng рrоduсtѕ, аnnоunсеd іtѕ оnе-оf-а-kіnd ѕреаkеr lіnеuр for Think in Cоlоr 2022. Fеаturіng еntіrеlу wоmеn оf соlоr. Thе talented rоѕtеr of іnѕріrіng ѕреаkеrѕ represents the tор minds іn thе knowledge есоnоmу, […]

Canada to fund housing construction for Black-led organizations

Canada to fund housing construction for Black-led organizations

Canada to fund housing construction for Black-led organizations Minister of Housing and Diversity Ahmed Hussen, launched applications for funding dedicated to building housing for Black households through the National Housing Co-Investment Fund. The $50 million carve-out will build upon the various investments and initiatives undertaken by the Government of Canada to support Black Canadians facing […]

US president Joe Biden is out of touch with reality

US president Joe Biden is out of touch with reality

  By Carlton Joseph Last week the United States (US) hosted the ninth Summit of the Americas with a focus on Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable future for the hemisphere.   For the past 60 years the US has overthrown democratically elected governments in the Americas and installed US puppets to the detriment of the […]

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