Read the biographies of some notable Black individuals who have helped shape Canadian heritage and identity, and who have made and continue to make enormous contributions to all sectors of society in Canada. Proud of our History Transcript. Wade in the Water Transcript. Harriet Tubman: Humanitarian.
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Kobe Richardson rolled up his pant leg to show where the bullets had torn through his flesh. His leg looked mangled, even after three years of healing. Richardson was just 16 years old when another young man he thought was his friend riddled him with bullets. But Sally Hazelgrove was one of the first faces he saw when he woke up from a coma in the hospital. A mostly unknown Twitter account with the handle RzstProgramming dug up a tweet from the Crushers Club account that shows Hazelgrove, who is white, cutting off the dreadlocks of two black male teenagers -- Richardson and another unidentified teen. The tweet, which Hazelgrove wrote, was captioned, "And another Crusher let me cut his dreads off! Shame on anyone supporting this full-on nonsense.
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A Black teenager is increasing public awareness about racial injustice with her newly formed Racial Justice Action Committee in Truro, N. Elisabet Astatkie, 18, of Valley, N. After the February shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man killed while jogging in Georgia, Astatkie was upset and felt the urge to do something. She started researching Canadian racial history and learned about Africville and the Shelburne Race Riots of — history she never learned growing up in school. With the help of project coordinator Abby MacLeod, Ashley Idoko and her sister Sarah Astatkie, they gathered 20 social justice-minded teenagers to take part.
The Valley couple had grabbed cheap flights to Florida in the midst of a pandemic. They failed to ensure they had travel medical insurance. Our news article this week on the Mailmans drew more than 1, comments on Facebook — most condemning the pair as stupid and getting what they deserved. The Aylesford couple are both from the local area.