My brother was a remarkable person -- a gifted preacher, a champion of education, and a powerful advocate for the rights of Blacks. If there was one event that angered my brother more than any other, it was the tragic demise of "Africville." No attempt was made to save that Halifax Black community.
Conservative Senator Donald H. Oliver, Q.C. was the first Black man appointed to the Senate of Canada in 1990. He is an active community leader and Human Rights advocate, best known for promoting the business case for Diversity both across Canada and around the world for which he has received four honorary doctorates. To learn more, please visit: www.senatordonaldoliver.ca.
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