Now Or Never

Celebrating Black Creatives in Canada

Meet Black artists in Canada who are using their creativity to tell stories of identity and community.
These students attend Canada's only Africentric school. (E. Van/CBC)
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In this episode of Now or Never, meet Black artists in Canada who are using their creativity to tell stories of identity and community.

Kardeisha Provo from Halifax has created a YouTube channel to share stories from Canada's oldest Black-Indigenous community. GeNie Baffoe uses his Winnipeg dance class to teach party moves, and share the rich culture and history of hip hop. Francisca Mandeya is an 'artivist' from Zimbabwe – now living in Iqaluit – who uses her music to spread her message.  Plus, a glimpse into a music class at Canada's only Africentric school, located in Toronto.