Black Canadians

These vintage photos celebrate Black communities in Canada through the decades

“There is an onus for us to document ourselves. I certainly wasn’t waiting for anyone to tell me about Black Kitchener-Waterloo—it was incumbent upon me to do so.”

Tunde Obasan with Jason Kenney (Courtesy of Tunde Obasan)

The Black Conservatives hoping to bring people of colour into the Tory tent

A grassroots group hopes to show Black Canadians the Conservative party can be their party

Remembering Bromley Armstrong, and the segregation of Canada’s stories

Opinion: Bromley Armstrong—who passed away on Aug. 17—helped end the segregation of Canada’s public spaces. Why don’t more Canadians know his name?

‘Not in mixed company’: The tensions in Black Canadian advocacy

Opinion: The idea that Black Canadians all envision the same end goal is predicated on an assumption that simply may not be true

Does Ontario’s Black Youth Action Plan do enough?

Opinion: The Ontario government’s plan to invest in Black youth is a good first step—but it still fails to untangle many of the wider systemic issues at play

What an all-white roster of astronaut hopefuls says about our schools

Black Canadians aren’t entering the STEM fields—in part because of our education system’s soft bigotry of low expectations