John Ware (born in 1845), was an African-American cowboy best remembered for his ability to ride and train horses and for bringing the first cattle to Southern Alberta in 1882, helping to create that province’s important ranching industry. [Read more…]
There was a time during the segregated era when Blacks were widely viewed by team owners and the general population as not smart enough to play in the NFL let alone be quarterbacks or coaches. As we get set to enjoy this Super Bowl Sunday, let’s take this opportunity to reflect on the history of African Americans and their journey to be accepted and play in the NFL. [Read more…]
Amanda Gorman is America’s first national youth poet laureate. She read her poem, “The Hill We Climb”, at President Biden’s inauguration.
She is highly honoured by many and was the youngest inaugural poet in Presidential Inauguration History. Amanda Gorman was so impressive in her reading that she was invited to recite a poem at Superbowl LV, February 7th, 2021.