Remembering the inspired vision of Chokwe Lumumba
Feb 27 2014
The world lost a visionary activist this week, with the death of Chokwe Lumumba, the newly elected mayor of Jackson, Miss. Lumumba died unexpectedly at the age of 66 of an apparent heart attack.
Nova Scotia's missed opportunity for Black History Month
Feb 25 2014
A holiday in the middle of Black History Month should logically honour someone of African descent. And the holiday's name should more broadly recognize those who've "fought for social justice."
The Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker (NISW) is one of the programs established by the Province of Manitoba to help newcomers adjust to life in Canada.