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10 Aug 2011
Soulful Expressions presents The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

For the month of August, group member Carlene has chosen The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

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26 Jul 2011
A Different Booklist makes a difference in the community

A Different Booklist serves the literary interests of the African and Caribbean community, but it is more than just an interesting bookstore, it’s also a community space with a political conscience.

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11 Jul 2011
Soulful Expressions Book Club

Sway introduces Soulful Expressions, a new Toronto-based club for book lovers to gather, discuss and support the great talents of black literature.

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8 Jul 2011
Raising a fist to John Carlos

The athlete, however, who may have said the most with the fewest words was U.S. sprinter John Carlos. When he and Tommy Lee took the medal podium at the 1968 Olympics, their Black power salute became one of the most iconic images in the history of sport.

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7 Jul 2011
Flavor Flav: The Icon, The Memoir

Flavor Flav bares all in new biography.

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24 Jun 2011
An Interview with Dr. Elaine Brown Spencer

Dr. Elaine Brown Spencer’s courageous play, adapted from her recently published book, breaks the silence and tackles issues in the Black church community members have ignored for too long.

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22 Jun 2011
Dutch protesters burn photocopies of ‘Book of Negroes’ cover

A Dutch anti-slavery group has followed through on its threat to symbolically burn a copy of Canadian author Lawrence Hill’s acclaimed Book of Negroes because of its title.

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19 Apr 2011
Q & A with CHRY Radio Host Charlyn Ellis

Charlyn Ellis is a community outreach worker, creative writer and host of Covered and Bound at CHRY 105.5 Community Radio, a program dedicated to covering the boundless array of Canadian authors and literary visionaries. She is also a graduate of the Creative Writing program at York University who is working on a full-length collection of poems.

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8 Apr 2011
Mandela in Focus

New book entitled Mandela by Peter Hain sheds light on the life of the Father of South Africa.

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8 Apr 2011
From the Playing Field to the Office

A five-time Olympian and a Pan American gold medalist, Charmaine Crooks continues to win after sports.