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Historian Says Emancipation Is Not Complete

Historian Says Emancipation Is Not Complete

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – Historian, Afua Cooper, says the history of slavery can be used for empowerment but acknowledged that some people want to engage in historical amnesia because they are uncomfortable about the past. ...

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Pan Am Games Organizers Seek Thousands Of Volunteers

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – The organizing committee of the TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games (TO2015) is getting set to announce in April a massive recruitment of 20,000 volunteers for the event. Saäd Rafi, the ...

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Two Prominent Black Canadians Invested With Order Of Ontario

Two Prominent Black Canadians Invested With Order Of Ontario

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer Two Black Canadians who created some “firsts” in their careers are among 25 extraordinary Ontarians appointed to the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest official honour. George E. Carter, one of Canada’s first Black ...

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Philanthropist, Delores Lawrence, Honoured By Anglican Church

Philanthropist, Delores Lawrence, Honoured By Anglican Church

TORONTO, Ontario – On the first day of 2014, Jamaica-born philanthropist, entrepreneur and business executive, Delores Lawrence, noted for her hard-nosed, forthright and honest management style, was honoured by the Anglican Church in Toronto. Lawrence — the founder, president and ...

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