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Black Canadians

"The man with four hands" is the first musician to get a Heritage Minute.
How Mindy Kaling's daughter and other girls reacted to a "VP that looks like me."
The Americanization of the Black experience had become so deeply rooted in me that I felt like I didn’t have a home within Blackness.
A spokesperson said the national police force collects disaggregated race-based data required under federal law.
Strangers hijacked a Black non-profit organization’s Zoom meeting to yell horrible racial slurs.
A new campaign is asking Ontario to better address Black history in its curriculum.
A mural in downtown Calgary is an opportunity to strengthen ties between Asian and Black Canadians.
Two Black students talk about systemic racism in Canadian high schools — and how educators and policy makers can step up.
This Saturday serves both to challenge racism and celebrate everything Black Canadians have accomplished.
Jennifer Forde shares how she bridges the gaps faced by people in food deserts.
Rollerskating is Black joy on eight wheels, now and always.
The health and fitness PSAs are well-loved by Canadians, but almost didn't happen.
He hopes his boys' inherent kindness won't be destroyed by anti-Blackness.
Looking for ways to support the Black community? Looking for something to eat? Here's a way to do both.
It's tempting for Canadians to fall back on the idea that we're not as racist as Americans.
From soul food to Caribbean dishes, these types of Canadian eats deserve every penny.
Although Black History Month is celebrated in many schools, some parents feel there is still a long way to go.
These youth are the future, and the future is so bright.
He knows his sons will have challenges defining themselves.