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shows highlighting films screened at COMMFFEST, with news views, colourful guest celebrities, film reviews, topical current upcoming events

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Tribute to John William Coltrane (September 23, 1926 - July 17, 1967) Trane as he was called always said, "I want to be a force for good." He was an African jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in... more

Rewind from June 7, 2015: Interviews with Amde Hamilton, one of the Watts Prophets and Audrey Redman, a First Nation woman who will discuss cultural genocide in Canada. "Canada's state-funded Christian schools commit 'cultural... more

Hosts Norman Otis Richmond and Mali Docuvixen speak with Dr. Gerald Horne about: What does the 4th of July mean to Africans in America? What does the election of Chokwe Antar Lumumba Jackson, Miss. mean? Reflections on June... more

In this special Summer Member Drive episode of Diasporic Music, hosts Norman Otis Richmond (aka Jalali)and Malinda Francis (aka Mali Docuvixen) talk with special guests: Rosemari Mealy - Writer, poet, professor and freelance journalist... more

Jay Jackson the Great-grandson of Albert Jackson Toronto's first Black postman talks about his legacy. Jackson discusses the police shooting of Garfield Belfon, a Canadian-born African teenager who was murdered by the Toronto police in the... more

Who were the ?White' Knights of the Civil Rights Movement Written by James M. Russell, ?There's no problem on the planet that can't be solved without violence. That's the lesson of the civil rights movement.? ….Andrew Young,... more

When Nelson Mandela was finally released from prison, South African musician and music therapist Sharon Katz joined with singer/educator Nonhlanhla Wanda to bring together 500 courageous Black and White youth and form a... more

Pierre Pascal Gendron (Part 1) (Baby Boomer) College Proffessor Current education system and some of the challenges experienced as a teacher. For those of you who missed the Toronto Premiere, or some of the festival circuit,... more

Dr.Trish Scott (Part 3) (Boomer) Counselor Criminal Justice & Author Current education system and youth issues, looking at some of the challenges experienced as a psychotherapist. Antoine Gaber, Producer, is the Director of... more
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