Memories of Black History in Toronto

Memories of Black History in Toronto

Black history month is almost over.  Here are some  memories in photos, of movers and shakers from Toronto Black History during the 80’s.

poster mandela   couple

Toronto shared solidarity with Mandela and Political Prisoners.

george lamming  samuel selvon

George Lamming – author of –  The Castle of My Skin, 1953  and The Emmigrants, 1954

Samuel Selvon – author of  – The Lonely Londoners,1956 and later lived in Alberta, Canada

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Bell hooks, American Feminist, and scholar.

Lennox Farrell,  one of the co-founders of the Black Action Defence Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Comments

  • Fabian

    16/06/2017 at 9:12 pm Reply

    Oh i heard about this story many days ago. i think every city has a black and golden history, and i think toronto has a golden story also. thank you for your nice information.
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    • Judith

      Judith

      12/09/2017 at 8:51 pm Reply

      Thank you, Fabian. So glad you liked it. Toronto has so much promise to be yet fulfilled. Let’s make modern history.

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