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Redefining Superheroes
2 years ago

Redefining Superheroes

“What haunts you? Is it the shadow you cannot run from? Or the memory you cannot escape?”

This is how the story of Niobe Ayutami begins.

Born of different life …
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Burgers With a Dose of Girl Power
2 years ago

Burgers With a Dose of Girl Power

When the image of a typical burger comes to mind, the picture is pretty much standard: bun, ketchup, patty, cheese, lettuce, tomato – give or take a few ingredients.

A …
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Art to Bridge Generations
2 years ago

Art to Bridge Generations

Comments and likes went from being shared on smartphones to being shared in person at the Common Ground art show, which closed out this year’s Manifesto festival in Toronto.

Ashley …
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Embrace Your Side Hustle
2 years ago

Embrace Your Side Hustle

LC Johnson wants women to turn their “mess” into their “message”.

She stressed this at the Dream, Launch, Hustle event that took place at Toronto’s Daniel’s Spectrum during Side Hustle …
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Idris Ali: Passion Over Everything
2 years ago

Idris Ali: Passion Over Everything

Idris Ali has been an entrepreneur long before he knew the meaning of the word. At age 12 he would re-sell things – like headphones for example – on eBay.


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Sons 2 the Grave: Making a Statement
2 years ago

Sons 2 the Grave: Making a Statement

The parables that often come from an inordinate young talent getting mixed up in street life have often been told in some form or another.

The death of Ben Wilson …
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Five Must-See Films At Caribbean Tales 2015
2 years ago

Five Must-See Films At Caribbean Tales 2015

Celebrating the 10th year since its inception, the Caribbean Tales Film Festival (CTFF) continues to be a platform for films and filmmakers from the Caribbean and its diaspora community worldwide.


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Carnival 2015: Reveler Portraits
2 years ago

Carnival 2015: Reveler Portraits

Toronto’s Lakeshore was a sea of cosmic feathers, dazzling sequins and glistening glitter this past weekend as the city celebrated Caribana – now formally known as The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean …
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Mara Brock Akil: Making ‘Relatable’ TV
2 years ago

Mara Brock Akil: Making ‘Relatable’ TV

The year is 1994. A young, ambitious junior screenwriter, Mara Brock Akil, sits in a room with seasoned television executives discussing an upcoming episode of the short-lived sitcom “South Central” …
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Detroit: If Walls Could Tell A Story
2 years ago

Detroit: If Walls Could Tell A Story

Detroit has long been known as an ‘urban ghost town’ with many vacant buildings – not just houses, but large-scale hotel buildings, apartment buildings and industrial buildings too.

While on …
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