On November 30, 2016, Barbados celebrated 50 years of independence. Following the establishment of the first English settlement at Holetown in 1627, Barbados remained a British colony for more than 300 years. Its independence on November
CCACH hosted a Christmas party last weekend with the kids and parents from the CCACH Tutoring Program. There was music, crafts, gifts and music to get everyone in the mood. While not everyone celebrates Christmas,
Hair. Hair is everywhere! There are musicals around it. An entire industry around the maintenance of it. Products to help it grow. Products to help remove it. And now there’s a movement in Edmonton around the
By Pamela Muñoz The Council for Canadians of African and Caribbean Heritage (CCACH) started in 1985 as the Council of Black Organizations. More than 10 years later they changed the name of the organization to
Edmonton, Alberta (February 25, 2016) – ‘Stay Woke’ is derived from the phrase “stay awake” and an Internet slang term often used to demonstrate the need for awareness of a given issue. During the month
By: Mel Priestley Introduction: It started 24 years ago with an overhead projector and a handful of dedicated volunteers; now AfroQuiz has evolved into a popular annual event that kids throughout the city eagerly await.
By: Sanam Islam Introduction: Many Albertans don’t know that a black cowboy first brought cattle to southern Alberta and helped create the province’s ranching industry. It’s just one aspect about Alberta’s black heritage that a
Edmonton, Alberta (February 1, 2016) – With the start of Black History month, AfroQuiz, an annual Jeopardy-style quiz competition celebrating the rich history of people of African descent around the globe, is underway in its