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[10 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 127 views]
Tracy Moore Keeps it Real

Moore says CityLine producers wanted her to reveal the girl next door, sharing tips for better living while talking to experts. The journalist from Richmond Hill wondered how to pull that off in front of an audience, surrounded by strangers. She says good advice came from an executive producer: “Simply have a conversation.”

People & Community, Television »

[10 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 97 views]
Cabral “Cabbie” Richards

“The Cosby Show was the original show I remember us watching as a family. You saw strong black role models on television — being funny!

A&E, Music, People & Community, Television »

[3 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 356 views]
People with Sway — Nicole Holness

Nicole Holness is no stranger to music or the spotlight. As a member of one of Canada’s most successful R&B groups, X-Quisite, Holness earned a 2003 Juno Award nomination for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.

A&E, Black History Month, Television »

[1 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 196 views]
Media legend Jojo Chintoh on changing the complexion of Canada’s airwaves

If I wasn’t the first African-Canadian in the Toronto market, I was the second. I was the black man with the exotic name and accent, which was rare at the time. Most people didn’t go into that field, because we didn’t think we could get in.

A&E, Television »

[1 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 92 views]
Media legend Anthony Sherwood on changing the complexion of Canada’s airwaves

So I was rolling up TV and film credits, but at the time most actors were making their living through commercials and advertising companies didn’t want to use visible minorities. It’s against the law now, but casting agents back then had no problem saying that they weren’t hiring minorities.

A&E, Television »

[13 Oct 2010 | One Comment | 216 views]
Brandy Rumbas on “Dancing With the Stars”

Brandy comes in second on the leaderboard, but was having problems finding her inner sex kitten. Check out her performance and let us know what you think.

Education, Lifestyle, People & Community, Television »

[1 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | 529 views]
Gwyneth Matthew Chapman establishes scholarship program for St. Lucia students

Canadian television broadcaster and community advocate Gwyneth Matthew Chapman has partnered with Dr. Carl Mack, executive director of the National Society of Black Engineers; the government of St. Lucia, Goldman Sachs, and the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) to establish a scholarship program that will allow 29 students from St. Lucia to attend post-secondary studies in the United States this year. Sway spoke to Chapman while she was in St. Lucia.

News, Television »

[14 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 158 views]
Oprah takes her audience Down Under

On Monday the Queen of Daytime surprised her studio audience of “ultimate” fans with plane tickets to Sydney, Australia. “This is really my last chance to do something really big,” Winfrey told the anxious crowd. “And if you want to do something big, you want to take along your ultimate viewers.”

Opinion, Television »

[26 Aug 2010 | 50 Comments | 5,282 views]
Ladies and Gentlemen Miss Universe 2010 is…

Former pageant queen Candice Bromfield gives us her take on the Miss Universe 2010 pageant.

A&E, News, Television »

[17 Aug 2010 | One Comment | 233 views]
Tyra apologizes for Top Model promo

America’s Next Top Model creator and executive producer Tyra Banks is apologizing for an ad in which she appears to praise a contestant for having the “smallest waist in the world.”