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Vince Carter: Living legacy
2 months ago

Vince Carter: Living legacy

Rewind nearly 20 years to 1998 when a talented, young college star from the University of North Carolina named Vincent Lamar Carter was drafted into the NBA. Arriving in Toronto …
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AfroChic: Reclaiming Identity
4 months ago

AfroChic: Reclaiming Identity

When Amoye Henry co-founded the AfroChic Cultural Arts Exhibition with a group of like-minded individuals seven years ago, it was deemed too “revolutionary” for Toronto, she recalls.

“We were under …
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Bidding an Honest Adieu
6 months ago

Bidding an Honest Adieu

When it comes to must-see landmarks and city staples, Toronto is practically a goldmine for both tourists and locals. Nevertheless, there’s no place in the city quite like the now …
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Noel Clarke: Representation Matters
1 year ago

Noel Clarke: Representation Matters

For many of us, the last time we saw writer, director and actor Noel Clarke he was garbed in a navy blue hoodie beaten and bloody at the end of …
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The Taint of a Nation
1 year ago

The Taint of a Nation

One of the best and worst things about The Birth of a Nation may be that it’s a highly effective film for the message it wants to tell. The irony …
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Remembering the Mixtape
1 year ago

Remembering the Mixtape

A hundred cassette cases in grid formation are suspended delicately from nails in the studio of Toronto’s Gallery 918. From afar the tape covers create one image: a young Black …
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Queen Nanny: Hidden History
1 year ago

Queen Nanny: Hidden History

What started out as a passion project for director Roy T. Anderson was picked up and selected by the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) to screen at its media launch …
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Mas Players to Spectators: ‘Respect the Culture’
1 year ago

Mas Players to Spectators: ‘Respect the Culture’

The 49th season of Toronto Carnival is here. And as revellers get ready to enjoy the culmination of a month-long celebration of Caribbean culture, lifelong Carnival devotee Sophia Rickson says …
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Blank Canvas: A New Art Experience
1 year ago

Blank Canvas: A New Art Experience

A lineup of young supporters gather outside the doors of a new establishment located on Bloor Street West in Toronto. One look inside at the floor-to-ceiling brick walls and minimalist …
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Patchwork Village: Quilted Memories
1 year ago

Patchwork Village: Quilted Memories

A young boy tries to remount a photo box installation that has fallen on the cut grass of Toronto’s David Crombie Park located along The Esplanade in the St. Lawrence …
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