Black entrepreneurs in Lethbridge share how their identity shapes the way they do business

Black entrepreneurs in Lethbridge share how their identity shapes the way they do business

Toyin Oyebola’s store — the Genesis Exotic Market — has items one can’t find anywhere else in Lethbridge. The store offers clothes, hair accessories and products, and even food — not only from Africa, but from all over the world. Oyebola says the multi-ethnic items her store has to offer gives some of her…

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A look at some of Canada’s national historic sites dedicated to Black history

Canada has nearly 1,000 historic sites across the country that have been officially recognized by the federal government, but only nine of them speak to Black history. In a statement emailed to Global News, Parks Canada said the Historic Sites and Monuments Board (HSMBC) recognized the national historic significance of the Underground Railroad in…