I read a powerful opinion editorial in the Globe and Mail this weekend. Penned by Toronto-born Grammy-award-winning singer-songwriter Dan Hill. He wrote the book I Am My Father’s Son: A Memoir of Love and Forgiveness. He has been inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. His brother Lawrence Hill wrote the award-winning novel The Book of Negroes. Continue reading
Fifty-four years ago this month, on August 28th, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech. Two hundred and fifty thousand civil rights activists had gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to hear it.
He said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Continue reading