TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto police officer has been found guilty of assault in the beating of a young Black man who lost an eye when he was arrested in 2016. Prosecutors alleged Constable Michael Theriault, who was off duty at the time, and his brother Christian chased Dafonte Miller in the early hours of […]

Life & Style

MILAN (AP) — Italian fashion house Gucci has launched a $1.5 million U.S. university scholarship program that is aimed at students who are “traditionally underrepresented” in the fashion industry. The program, which is set to run four years, is part of Gucci’s multi-pronged effort to boost diversity following the uproar earlier this year over a […]


TORONTO (AP) — Jubilant Raptors fans decked out in team gear are jamming downtown Toronto for a parade for the NBA champions. Crowds packed the route and the square outside City Hall where the march is to end in the afternoon. Fans, many skipping school and work, filled the streets and subways as early as […]


UPDATE: 6: 17 p.m. EST The NBA has banned Golden State Warriors investor Mark Stevens from attending games and any Warriors team activities for one year, and has fined him $500,000 for shoving Toronto guard Kyle Lowry. Stevens’ ban is effective immediately and will carry through the entire 2019-20 season, including the playoffs. The NBA […]

A Toronto Chinese restaurant is receiving backlash after what it appears to be targeting its Black customers by asking them to pre-pay for their meals. The restaurant now has to pay 10,000 Canadian dollars due to ruling from a 2014 incident according to Blavity. Emile Wickham a Black man from Trinidad and Tobago went to Hong Shing a Toronto restaurant […]

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A viral video revealed that J.Cole's fans came to his rescue after he and actor Michael B. Jordan were denied entry into a Toronto nightclub over the weekend.

  Former NBA player and ESPN analyst Kenny “The Jet” Smith is in Toronto for the 2016 All Star Game. The annual weekend event is a sport’s lover’s dream, with the legendary Slam Dunk contest and the infamous celebrity basketball game (Kevin Hart and Drake are this year’s coaches). He talks to the Tom Joyner […]

Arts & Entertainment

This year’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will see two of the hottest stars leading opposing teams on their way to victory. Complex reports that Drake will coach the Canadian team, while Kevin Hart will serve as the leader of the American team. Those lined up to play for the three-time celeb game MVP include actors […]

Deborah Cox is in-studio chilling with the cast of The D.L. Hughely Show! She plays a rousing game of This or That, in which she’d rather live in the hood Toronto over the hood in L.A. Plus, she gives a soulful sampling of one of her all-time favorite hit songs, “Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here.” Click on the audio player to hear […]

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all: Canada has been making a killing off of bottled air sold to Beijing. Click on the audio player to hear more details on this story in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” LIVE weekdays […]

TORONTO (AP) — Doctors say Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to drop his bid for re-election. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford has a malignant liposarcoma. Ford has been hospitalized for a week […]

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TORONTO (AP) — What could be controversial about the city of Toronto congratulating Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes? Ask Rob Ford. The Toronto mayor on Wednesday cast the sole “no” vote on a City Council motion to offer the athletes kudos. Minutes earlier, he also was the only council member to vote against a proposal […]