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It's been a long A long time coming But I know a change gonna come Oh, yes it will - Sam Cooke In Regina King’s beautiful One Night In Miami, Leslie Odom Jr., playing the singer Sam Cooke, delivers a heart wrenching rendition of “Change Is Gonna Come,” with such...

When I was 5 years old, my father joined the Trinidad and Tobago foreign service, and was posted first to Ottawa, then a year later, to the United Nations in New York. So I went into school there. That was where I experienced for the...

Sometimes I smile to myself when I consider that only one month in the year is dedicated to celebrating Black History. In fact, the richness of our history is all around us, all the time -- and we should celebrate it every day. Then I think...

“Where there are experts, there will be no lack of learners.” - Swahili Proverb Next Sunday July 5th at 4pm, I will be launching my new webinar series. It will feature a discussion with my amazing friend, award-winning filmmaker Julie Dash and will be followed by...

Advertising and marketing missteps are not new – some of the more recent ones that come to mind: the Gucci Blackface turtleneck,the H&M Monkey hoodie and the Prada Blackface storewindow. You would think by now that these big corporations would ensure that a diverse group...

'Our aim is to ensure representation of women of colour in the media industries,' writes Frances-Anne Solomon OPINION MAR 29, 2019 BY FRANCES-ANNE SOLOMON TORONTO.COM   Frances-Anne Solomon is an award-winning filmmaker of Caribbean heritage; a writer, producer and director in film, TV, radio and new media. She...