Entrepreneur.e de l'année ayant fait rayonner la culture Black
Akilah Newton Projects Inc. is a company that celebrates diversity in ethnicity, gender and orientation through literature, games and art activities and supplies. In 2018 Akilah co-wrote the children’s book Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids Volume 1. The book highlights the achievements of Black Canadians whose stories are often left untold. Since 2018, Big Dreamers has sold over 5,000 copies. Due to the popularity of the book, in November 2020 Akilah co-wrote and self-published Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids Volume 2.
2021 is gearing up to be an exciting year for Akilah with the recent launch of her first full colour children’s storybook titled Movers, Shakers, History Makers: The Canadian Black History Book of Rhymes. Look out for several other product launches this year including a jigsaw puzzle, a line or crayons and more!