Celebrating International Nelson Mandela Day

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, known affectionately as Madiba,  has  taken his place with his ancestors. They  waited with pride for him. A Xhosa born to the Thembu royal family, he was a proud warrior and a great Chief. He was the Father of a democratic nation.  When Madiba toured North America after his release from prison in 1990, there was […]

Memories of Black History in Toronto

Black history month is almost over.  Here are some  memories in photos, of movers and shakers from Toronto Black History during the 80’s.    Toronto shared solidarity with Mandela and Political Prisoners.   George Lamming – author of –  The Castle of My Skin, 1953  and The Emmigrants, 1954 Samuel Selvon – author of  – The Lonely Londoners,1956 and […]