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Loss of Canadian Obama-like

20 Oct

 

English: Artist Gino Cavicchioli with the port...

Artist Gino Cavicchioli with the portrait bust of Lincoln Alexander (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lincoln Alexander passed away yesterday at the age of 90. He called himself the “Obama of Canada” because he overcame racism to become a lawyer, a politician, and Canada’s first black Lieutenant-Governor.

To read more about him, visit Vancouver Sun’s article http://www.vancouversun.com/Lincoln+Alexander+broke+racial+barriers/7421381/story.html

Read his book Go To School you’re a Little Black Kid

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