The People’s Podcast

ADBCC preserves and animates the cultural legacy of Canadians of African and Caribbean ancestry as part of its mandate. The People’s Podcast provides an opportunity to document content from other ADBCC programs, and to maintain our past and living history and culture in a structured archive.

This platform also allows ADBCC to connect with a like-minded audience – not just in Toronto, but around the world – using the convenience of virtual technology. These podcasts comprise a valuable library of interviews with featured speakers, oral histories, and live streaming of in-house events.

Broadcasting from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Check out our podcast collection below!



In case you missed it, check out the #KidLit4BlackLivesCanada rally featuring Black authors educators and allies. Learn more about this event’s speakers here!


The People’s Podcast with Jamea Zuberi

Join us with educator, Jamea Zuberi, as we talk carnival, emancipation, Blockorama and Blackness Yes!

The People’s Podcast Celebraets Black Music Month

It’s Black Music Month! We are going live with Thando Hyman and DJ Power to celebrate the music from our diaspora’s legacy that moves us, and Black music roots in Toronto.

The People’s Podcast with Fartumo Kusow

Author, Fartumo Kusow joins us in a discussion of how COVID-19 has impacted Ramadan and Eid in her community, and of her book, Tale of a Boon’s Wife.

The People’s Podcast with Badru Deen

Join us to talk all things DOUBLES with author, Badru Deen who chronicles his parents and their invention of this delicious and popular Trinidadian snack!


The People’s Podcast with Dr. Keith Wailoo

Dr. Keith Wailoo is the chair of the Department of History at Princeton University. He joins us in conversation to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the health of Black communities.

The People’s Podcast with Luann Jones

During these unprecedented times Funeral Director, Luann Jones, guides us through practical ways to deal with grief and death in COVID-19

The People’s Podcast with Dr. Edith Lorimer and Lindis Collins-Bacchus

It’s a food explosion! Get to know foods intimately with Dr. Edith Lorimer and learn simple ways to boost the immune system.


The People’s Podcast with the Toronto Freedom School

The Freedom School, is a youth and parent driven initiative that intervenes to fight against anti-Black racism in the school system and to create educational alternatives for Black children.

Educators, LeRoi and Sharon join The Peoples Podcast to share about their programming and how community can engage!

The People’s Podcast with Michelle Muir
Fom her home to the homes of her students. Join trailblazing educator, Michelle Muir as she shares her experience with online learning and connecting the classroom and learning.
The People’s Podcast with Dr. Enid Lee

Author and educator, Enid Lee, of the groundbreaking Letters to Marcia: A Teacher’s Guide to Anti Racist Education shares insights on the impact of COVID-19 on Black communities.

The People’s Podcast with Hamlin Grange and Cynthia Reyes

Gardening, literature and health. Joining The People’s Podcast is Hamlin Grange, President and Principal Consultant
DiversiPro Inc., and Author and Journalist, Cynthia Reyes.

The People’s Podcast with Ramon and Alison San Vicente

Tips on organizing a schedule, communicating with your child’s teacher and finding balance with your children! TDSB Educators, Ramon San Vicente and Alison Gaymes-San Vicente, share some useful tips on how to organize a work-at-home schedule with your children.

Do’s and Don’ts: Working from home with your children!

TDSB educators, Ramon San Vicente and Alison Gaymes-San Vicente, share some do’s and don’ts on how to effectively work from home with your children.

News from Toronto

The People’s Podcast with Dr. Jill Andrew

Putting people first! Recovery, roll-out, and moving forward with Ontarians in the aftermath of COVID-19. ADBCC joins MPP Toronto- St. Paul’s, Dr. Jill Andrew, for insights and discussion.

Cross-Diasporic Conversations

The People’s Podcast with Caroalann Wright, Veronica Marsman and Sharon Davis-Murdoch

How are African-Canadians responding to COVID-19? Join us with Carolann Wright, Director of Capacity Building and Strategic Initiatives, African Nova-Scotian Communities, and her colleagues Veronica Marsman and Sharon Davis-Murdoch, Co-chairs of the Health Association for African Canadians.

The People’s Podcast Celebrates Juneteenth

A Different Booklist Cultural Centre partnered with the Canadian Consulate, Atlanta, in recognizing Juneteenth!

Tune in with guests OCADU Dean, Dori Tunstall, Canadian broadcasting legend, Rita Deverell, Producer of Willie and the first minority NHL executive, Bryant McBride, and the Curator of Education at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Makeba Dixon-Hill.