Culture

What is Black Culture?

There was a time when Black culture meant “African American culture.” Not so anymore. People of African descent, across the world diaspora, now exert a major influence in almost every area of culture, including music, film, fashion, comedy, social media, memes, and everyday language. From Beyonce to Black Panther, Black culture is embracing its African roots.   Looking For Role Models Many think of African-American culture, specifically,...

Emancipation Day: A Canadian Perspective

In August of 1994, we started Burke's Books and Picture Framing in order to provide information,  inspiration, and resources for African Canadians. We also set out to create a safe space where we could collectively join our hearts and minds to learn and reminisce about our history and culture, from our perspective. This means that, on a day like August 1, we would pause and...
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