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Artists are getting us through COVID-19. Never question their value again

If this crisis is an opportunity for change, let's start paying artists their dues.
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What is COVID-19's impact on Black culture and activism in Toronto?

Until We Are Free is a new book by Black Lives Matter Toronto. Amanda Parris speaks with three of its authors about art, activism and adapting to life in lockdown.
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3 reasons why Netflix's latest miniseries Self Made should be at the top of your weekend watch list

Starring Octavia Spencer, it's the story of America's first Black millionaire.
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31 Black Canadian female playwrights you need to know

As a theatre lover and a playwright, Amanda Parris desperately wants to see more of their works on stage.
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There are a million reasons to see 143, an art show on Black love that's taking over Union Station

On now in Toronto, the exhibition is a meditation on love as seen as through the eyes of eight Black artists.
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It can be tough to break into a youth-obsessed art world. But in her 60s, 'Auntie Gloria' is shining

Amanda Parris visits beloved Toronto artist Gloria Swain (and her cat Patches!) in studio.
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The Photograph (and 10 more Black love stories to watch this Valentine's Day)

Stella Meghie's latest feature film arrives in theatres Feb. 14.
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Why Canada's biggest R&B divas are doing musical theatre

It's more than just a gig. Jully Black, Janisa and Deborah Cox reveal why they love the stage.
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Black History Month 2020: The top events across Canada

From Whitehorse to Halifax, these are your must-see picks.
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Watching Hip-Hop Evolution...with my mother

"My mum is probably not the target audience," writes Amanda Parris. But they've bonded over the award-winning docuseries.
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These books by Black female authors are turning 20. Here's why they're worth revisiting

Haven't read them yet? Crawl out of your Y2K bunker and get on that.
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2020's must-see projects by Black artists

From Utopia Falls to Lovecraft Country, Amanda Parris shares her picks.