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The Marilyn Denis Show on CTV

Akilah Newton on the Marilyn Denis Show, in promotion of her new book “Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: The Canadian Black History Book Of Rhymes”  


Global News Montreal

Promoting Black Owned Businesses

I had the pleasure of taking part in a Global Montreal Morning Show segment promoting local Black-owned businesses.

There are so many incredible Black-owned businesses in Montréal, but I’m going to start by introducing you to four female-owned businesses. I hope to do many more of these segments!


CP 24 Montreal

Akilah Newton on CP24 News in Montreal, talking about the release of her book “Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids” and the importance of learning about the Black History of Canada. 

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Akilah Newton on CP24 News

City News Montreal

Diverse City 

Akilah Newton discusses Big Dreamers Vo. 2 with host Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed 

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Global TV

Celebrating the Accomplishments of Black Canadians

Akilah Newton’s latest book celebrates Black Canadians who overcame adversity. She shares some of their stories with Global’s Kim Sullivan.

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CBC – Our Montreal

Catherine Verdon-Diamond interviews Akilah Newton about Volume two of her book series Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids.

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CBC Radio

Breakaway with Allison Brunette – Radio Interview

Breakaway guest host Peter Tardif speaks with Akilah to find out what motivated her and her twin brother Omari to write the book Big Dreamers Vol. 2

CJAD Montreal 

on iHeart Radio

 Radio Interview

CBC Montreal 

All In A Weekend with Ainslie MacLellan

Radio Interview