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23 Feb 2012
The Network for Pan-Afrikan Solidarity committed to justice and self-determination

NPAS member Wariri Muhungi tells Sway about the new organization and its upcoming events in Toronto.

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22 Feb 2012
Q&A with Naki Osutei

Sway catches up with the busy community builder as she welcomes a new challenge: the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games.

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21 Feb 2012
Niagara Region’s Little Known Black History

No one would dispute the jaw-dropping allure of the falls, the excitement of the casinos or those fantastic cross-border shopping deals, yet there’s an equally compelling facet of the area that sadly too many know little or nothing about: its historical black heritage.

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17 Feb 2012
Canadian Black Caucus honours US president with Obama Day

Gwyn Chapman’s Canadian Black Caucus recently held its third Obama Day Celebration at the Holy Trinity Church in downtown Toronto.

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16 Feb 2012
Q&A with Lawrence Dawkins

Scarborough activist Lawrence Dawkins reflects on the high rate of crime among black youth in the City of Toronto.

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15 Feb 2012
Q&A with Kim Crosby

Passionate and outspoken “queer survivor” Crosby tells Sway about her involvement with The People Project and her rare experience working with the likes of d’bi young.

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15 Feb 2012
Railroad Porter Blues: Connecting to Canada’s jazz legends

Journalist Edward Brown researches the unique link between black sleeping car porters and their musically gifted offspring.

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14 Feb 2012
Q&A with Akwasi Owusu-Bempah

Akwasi Owusu-Bempah is co-author of a new study, Whitewashing Criminal Justice in Canada: Preventing Research through Data Suppression.

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13 Feb 2012
University of Toronto students join forces for Decolonizing Our Minds

The William Doo Auditorium at the University of Toronto was host to an exciting, student-run event Decolonizing Our Minds 2012: People’s Instinctive Travels Through Resistance

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10 Feb 2012
Say What You Want

Sway contributor Angela Walcott dropped by North York Central Library to find out what our readers think about Black History Month celebrations and the significance of the month.