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Tupac continues to influence Black Lives Matter after 20 years

It has been 20 years since Tupac Shakur, one of the greatest rappers and influential spokespeople for the black community, died in a Las Vegas hospital after being shot. But his movement and legacy live on. While his murder remains unsolved, fans around the globe are still dedicated to what ...

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Celebrating 30 years

Founded in 1986 by the Sisters of St. Joseph’s of Hamilton, The St. Joseph’s Health System International Outreach Program (IOP) will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. It first formed through a small partnership with the government of Dominica and gradually expanded to start projects in Haiti in 1992, and ...

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Post-apocalyptic dance party attracts out-of-towners

Fishnets, face masks, goggles, war paint, and a whole lot of black. At the post-apocalyptic-themed event called Asylum, the crowd stepped, swayed, and stomped to electronic beats while dressed in outfits inspired by Mad Max and Fallout. The dark dance event has been growing in popularity. Previously hosted on a ...

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North end developments raise concerns for residents

The Beasley Neighbourhood Association (BNA) and the North End Neighbours (NEN) met with local residents last week to discuss concerns about how the neighbourhoods surrounding John Street North will be affected by developments slated to occur in the area. Topics discussed included the design of the John Street bridge renovation, ...

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Q and A with Alan Sharpe

The St. Joseph’s Health System International Outreach Program (IOP) is unlike any other program in North America. The IOP brings doctors from foreign countries to Hamilton to train them in the latest Canadian medicine. What differentiates the IOP is that it allows the visiting doctors to diagnose illnesses, prescribe medicine ...

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