It's 2015, and racism is far from eradicated. In the short but powerful documentary above from the New York Times, a group of boys between the ages of 10 and 25 talk about growing up black in America...
Gwyneth Chapman is a recent Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal recipient and a dedicated activist. She spoke to me about her hope of engaging Toronto's diverse black communities as well as inspire Toronto's new generation of leaders to become more engaged in the political process.
In 2007, Kofi Hope was made a Rhodes Scholar. This year, he returned to Toronto with a newly minted PhD from Oxford. He reflects on the latest tragedy at the Eaton Centre as well as looks at potential solutions to help curb what is becoming an often occurrence in the GTA.