• Sailing trips in the Caribbean
    06 April 20140 COMMENTS
    Do you want to learn to sail in the Caribbean? Black Boaters and Friends run sailing trips and vacations in the Caribbean From their website ‘Black Boaters and Friends (BBAF)was formed to ...
  • Hercules, a war hero finds no peace at home
    05 April 20140 COMMENTS
    Opera, sub-machine guns and battle uniforms don’t usually tend to go together. They do in this modern version of Hercules, directed by Peter Sellars at the Canadian Opera Company. Eric Owens ...
  • Coconut curry mussels
    04 April 20140 COMMENTS
    Very much like the ‘Curry Lobster” recipe I shared a while back, mussels is not something you’ll find normally being prepared in the Caribbean, unless it’s at one of the many high end ...
  • Black travellers and tour operators finding their feet
    03 April 20140 COMMENTS
    African-Americans are getting into the travel business. Antoine Garth runs his own tours to India. It started when he took up the study of yoga in his teens. That, in turn, led him to lengthy ...
  • 17 year old accepted in all 8 USA Ivy League schools
    02 April 20140 COMMENTS
    A 17-year-old Long Island student has applied to and was accepted at all eight Ivy League schools. Kwasi Enin of Shirley began hearing from the schools on March 27. The William Floyd High School ...
  • The Images Film Festival and Milli Vanilli
    01 April 20140 COMMENTS
    The Images Film Festival is on April 10-19, 2014 in Toronto. Do you remember Milli Vanilli? This R & B duo dominated the pop charts in the late 1980s and early 1990s. They stood out as they ...
How Chicago’s Urban Prep gets black men into university
17 April 2014 0 COMMENTS
Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy is celebrating yet another year of extraordinary success. For the fifth year in a row, all 240 seniors at the ...
Travel Quiz for Black Women
16 April 2014 0 COMMENTS
Do you love to travel?  We have noticed that the travel section is one of the most popular on our website. Then the light-bulb went on – our readers ...
Diabetes rates highest in African Caribbeans in Britain
A report from the London Assembly has proposed a set of recommendations to tackle diabetes among ethnic minorities after finding African Caribbean residents are three times more likely to develop the condition than white people. The Blood Sugar Rush ...
8 Films to See at the Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival
The 21st annual Hot Docs film festival is on April 24–May 4, 2014. This year there are 197 films from 43 countries at the Canadian International Documentary Festival. The films are grouped into theme such as love and relationships, mental health ...
Women on Fire, Networking for Business
13 April 2014 0 COMMENTS
Allison Harvey had always dreamed of starting her own business. She turned that dream into a reality and today mentors other women bitten by the entrepreneurial bug. Many of the women will be at the annual Women of Fire Gala on April 27, 2014. The ...
Marrakech Biennale Art Show a Big Success
Earlier this month the Marrakech Biennale drew a sizeable crowd to its opening in the magnificent remains of the 16th Century Badi Palace, Morocco‘s most popular tourist destination. With France’s former Culture Minister Jack Lang in ...
Lupita Nyong’o to Act with Jamaican Stars in Films
Jamaicans have been selected to star in three films from Los Angeles-based ALI Pictures. The company is in the process of finalising a deal which would see the Oscar winner and in-demand actress Lupita Nyong’o starring in all three films. ...