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13 Jan 2012
Q&A with Community Arts Organizer Amanda Parris

Sway catches up with the York University graduate as she reflects on her work as well as Black History Month.

A&E, Interview, Music »

11 Jan 2012
Saba Kahsay, Ethiopian soul singer and engineer

Her music is a mixture of soul like ancient Aster Aweke, with a touch of old Motown meets the smooth and gravy like sound of old Muluken Melesse with the distinct like voice of Zeritu Kebede.

A&E, Featured, Interview »

6 Jan 2012
Going All Web: An Awkward Black Girl’s Success

Web series creator Issa Rae talks the runaway success of Awkward Black Girl and her disappointment at the stereotypical portrayals of black women in mainstream media.

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8 Dec 2011
Q&A with photographer Nadalie Bardowell

Sway catches up with a “girl with a camera”, Nadalie Bardowell, who understands the power of her camera as she reflects on an interesting journey shaped through her powerful lens.

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7 Dec 2011
Q&A with CitySqoop.com’s Yohannes Tadesse

Yohannes Tadesse tells Sway about his early years as well as how CitySqoop can be a “discovery service” to advertise local events in Ottawa and Toronto.

Interview, People & Community »

5 Dec 2011
Q&A with real estate professional Thomas Tewoldemedhin

A self-proclaimed “serial entrepreneur,” the onetime refugee turned Harry Jerome award-winning business extraordinaire reflects on his success and why his humble beginning has prepared him “in pushing the envelope in every possible way.”

A&E, Interview, Visual Arts »

30 Nov 2011
Q&A with filmmaker-artist Nayani Thiyagarajah

Nayani Vathsaladevi-Thiyagarajah is an up and coming filmmaker of important documentaries such as Shadeism – a short film that explores the issue of skin colour and discrimination within the African, Caribbean, and South Asian diasporas.

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29 Nov 2011
Q&A with Rad Dockery

Between organizing a hip-hop conference in the hope of engaging young people to the important task of political activism or advising why the mining and oil & gas sectors need to embrace the Diversity of Youth at conferences, Rad Dockery is making waves on Bay Street as well as main street.

A&E, Interview »

28 Nov 2011
I don’t miss running, says Donovan Bailey

Donovan Bailey became a national hero after winning the 100-metre sprint in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

A&E, Film, Interview »

21 Nov 2011
Kevin Hart invites moviegoers to ‘Laugh at My Pain’

“This film is not a joke, it comes from a real place—a hurt place. I am just now ready for people to see that side and people will enjoy that side when they see it.”