Tag Archives: Black History Month

Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Issues a Statement Regarding Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time of the year in which Canadians are encouraged to honour and recognize the vast impact Black Canadians. Continue reading

Black History Month Stamps - 2018

Canada Post Intros 2018 Black History Month Stamps

Beginning February 1, Canada Post will issue stamps celebrating the lives of Lincoln M. Alexander and Kathleen (Kay) Livingstone. Continue reading

Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Measha Brueggergosman on her Family’s Journey to Canada

World renowned soprano, Measha Brueggergosman, reflects on what it took for her family to escape slavery to settle in Canada. Watch 10pm ET. Continue reading

Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: How Spirituals Connect to the Slave Era

TONIGHT 10pm ET: Songs of Freedom Pt. 2! In this article, learn about how spiritual songs connect back to the slave era. Continue reading

Aretha Franklin

Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is Retiring from the Stage

Music legend Aretha Franklin will soon go from spelling out R-E-S-P-E-C-T, to easing into R-E-T-I-R-E-M-E-N-T. Continue reading

Sammy Davis Jr.

Three Spectacular Sammy Davis Jr. Stories!

Sammy Davis Jr. certainly had an illustrious life as a trailblazing entertainer. Today, his legacy continues to grow in a number of ways. Continue reading

Songs of Freedom with Measha Brueggergosman

Songs of Freedom’s Measha Brueggergosman Reflects on her Roots

Songs of Freedom’s Measha Brueggergosman explains her musical origins, as well as what led to her interest in African American spiritual music. Continue reading

Songs of Freedom: Measha Brueggergosman and Sanzy Viany in Cameroon

Songs of Freedom Headlines Black History Month on VisionTV

February marks Black History Month and we will honour the occasion by sharing a collection of music, film & documentary specials. Continue reading

Songs of Freedom Contest - Jan/Feb 2017

Songs of Freedom Contest

This contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered. Winners will be notified between Feb. 27 and Mar. 1, 2017. Continue reading

Songs of Freedom: Let the Music Bring You Home

Measha Brueggergosman becomes further educated about the hard truths of slavery during her journey through Cameroon. Continue reading