13 episodes

Black On Black is your weekly connection to the Afro-Caribbean community in Ottawa and beyond!
A public affairs & arts show focusing on local and international events and issues, with special emphasis on the African diaspora. Black History Month coverage, Artist Profiles, Community Calendar and lots of music by U.S, African and Caribbean artists.. Listen live every Saturday from 11 am to noon at chuo.fm or on 89.1 FM in the National Capital Region (Ottawa/Gatineau).

Black On Black | CHUO 89.1 FM Sarah Onyango, Adrienne Coddett, Jackie Lawrence, Patricia Harewood, Denise Isaac, Joanne John

    • Society & Culture

Black On Black is your weekly connection to the Afro-Caribbean community in Ottawa and beyond!
A public affairs & arts show focusing on local and international events and issues, with special emphasis on the African diaspora. Black History Month coverage, Artist Profiles, Community Calendar and lots of music by U.S, African and Caribbean artists.. Listen live every Saturday from 11 am to noon at chuo.fm or on 89.1 FM in the National Capital Region (Ottawa/Gatineau).

    Art and the artists process during a pandemic - an interview w/ Rashid Johnson

    Art and the artists process during a pandemic - an interview w/ Rashid Johnson

    Originally aired July 24th, 2021.
    This episode features Rashid Johnson, a prominent artist in Canada, in this episode we check in with him inquiring about his creative process over the course of the pandemic and the surrendering of many pre-pandemic banalities that often encompass art and the artistic process. We delve into his most recent art project, Capsule, at the Canadian National Art Gallery as well as his experience with its creation.

    • 22 min
    Cultural Awareness and Emancipation Day - an interview w/ Ingrid John Baptiste

    Cultural Awareness and Emancipation Day - an interview w/ Ingrid John Baptiste

    Originally aired July 31st, 2021.
    This episode features Ingrid John Baptiste, the president of the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Ottawa and a prominent activist, speaking on culture, cultural awareness and the way we perceive 'blackness' through cultural practices and systems of education. Ingrid explores her history as well the history of her work in Ottawa, also delving into Emancipation Day in Canada and her experiences organizing such events.

    • 21 min
    Tennessee state coordinator for Black Voters Matter Fund - an interview w/ Timothy Hughes

    Tennessee state coordinator for Black Voters Matter Fund - an interview w/ Timothy Hughes

    Originally aired June 19th, 2021.
    This episode features Timothy Hughes, hailing from Nashville, TN, discussing the first-ever federally recognized Juneteenth in the United States. Timothy explores the history and meaning behind Juneteenth, discusses the January Capitol riot, and dives into the contemporary political landscape from an intersectional lens.

    • 19 min
    Black Joy - an interview w/ Nicole Waldron

    Black Joy - an interview w/ Nicole Waldron

    Originally aired May 8th, 2021.
    This episode features Nicole Waldron, exploring her background, upbringing, and the motivations for her new addictive podcast, 'Victory Speaks.' Nicole touches on her love of writing and interacting with her community and how those skills translate into her successful and robust podcast.

    • 25 min
    "Rest Is Power" artistically - an interview with with Sarah-Mecca

    "Rest Is Power" artistically - an interview with with Sarah-Mecca

    Originally aired July 17, 2021.
    This episode features host Patricia Harewood speaking with multidisciplinary artist Sarah-Mecca whose work is inspired by intersections of identity, offering visibility and representation to Black figuration within Canadian art spaces.

    • 13 min
    AFROFEST - an interview with Peter Toh (Toronto), Executive Director/Artistic Director

    AFROFEST - an interview with Peter Toh (Toronto), Executive Director/Artistic Director

    Originally aired July 17, 2021.
    This episode features host Sarah Onyango speaking with Peter Toh on this year's AFROFEST, which took place July 16-25. AFROFEST is the largest free African Music Festival in North America celebrated annually since 1989.

    • 10 min

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