Sandra Hannebohm

Sandra Hannebohm

Halifax, NS
Sep
13
🏔️ The Michaëlle Jean Foundation National Black Canadians Summit, Part 1

🏔️ The Michaëlle Jean Foundation National Black Canadians Summit, Part 1

It was a historic moment when the largest national gathering of its kind came to Halifax.
5 min read
Aug
09
🏔️ National Black Canadians Summit ✊🏿 Capital 'b' Black

🏔️ National Black Canadians Summit ✊🏿 Capital 'b' Black

I’m going to do something radical in the journalism world–spend the next few weeks talking about one single thing because it’s important. The next few releases will be a series focused on the National Black Canadians Summit that led up to the second official celebration of Emancipation Day.
5 min read
Jul
26
📰 What’s wrong with traditional news?

📰 What’s wrong with traditional news?

I did not always want to be a journalist. Actually, the very first profession I remember dreaming of as a child was 'paranormal investigator.' As a child, journalism seemed like something men in suits did, and only on TV.
6 min read
Jun
20
🏆 Black Excellence Day 🎥 Washington Black Filming 🌡️ COVID Boosters

🏆 Black Excellence Day 🎥 Washington Black Filming 🌡️ COVID Boosters

Here’s what you said to the question, “What are the problems you see in traditional media?” ... But the biggest takeaway was that every single one of you independently shared these two observations…
9 min read
Jun
05
👼🏾 North Preston Daycare 🚨 Street Checks 🇺🇸 Buffalo Shooting

👼🏾 North Preston Daycare 🚨 Street Checks 🇺🇸 Buffalo Shooting

Personally I’m sick of the daily news format, I’m sick of doom scrolling, and I’m sick of social media.
11 min read
May
16
💸 Black Entrepreneur Program ✊🏾 Black Twitter

💸 Black Entrepreneur Program ✊🏾 Black Twitter

The longest running black business development initiative in Canada is finally expanding to all of Atlantic Canada as part of the Black Entrepreneur Program. The federal program is a partnership between the government, black business organizations (nonprofits), and financial institutions.
9 min read
May
02
📶 Halifax Hate crimes 🚪Housing Survey 🪡 Quilting Tour

📶 Halifax Hate crimes 🚪Housing Survey 🪡 Quilting Tour

This Globe and Mail piece arrived in my inbox explaining the the huge disconnect between the inclusion and diversity we see in the professional world, and what's really happening on the ground.
6 min read