This story aired back in 1993 with CJOH-TV in Ottawa, Canada while I was doing my undergraduate work in journalism at Carleton University. I was on internship there and found out about a 7-year-old at the time who had his own business:
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Nov. 6 presented a rare opportunity for five black women professionals to share their personal experiences, success strategies and encouragement with Carleton’s black community.
“It’s good to see someone there in the image of yourself succeeding,” said Kathy Wilkinson, a member of Perspectives.
This is a rough demotape of video work I have done for the Discovery Channel, CJOH-TV, a really old story from Carleton University featuring the late Princess Diana and a public service announcement I did throughout Ontario back in 2003. Take a look and enjoy.
Sitting on a couch in her living room, 10-year-old Michelle Lucien points to a bruise on her left ankle. Her crutches sit in a corner of the room.
“My ankle got sprained when this boy at school kicked me and me trip,” says Michelle. “He called me a black bitch.”
Michelle is a grade 5 student at Bayshore Public School. Her mother, Girlsen Lucien, says Michelle has experienced racial discrimination at school for over two years. Read the rest of this entry »
Dear friends and supporters,
I am pleased to attach the latest issue of our newsletter, CanUgan News. In this issue, you will find information about CanUgan’s activities and events, including our collaborative project involving four students from Carleton University, vocational training of persons with disabilities in Kasese, our 2012 Annual Review, and an early note about our upcoming brunch in April. Read the rest of this entry »
I just heard some terrific news last night. One of my former students from Seneca College will be doing his PhD in political science at Carleton University. He is also receiving full funding to do this degree over four years. Read the rest of this entry »
In Greek, Bernice means “one who bears good news of victory.” Bernice Moreau’s life is a testament to achievement in the face of struggle.
When Moreau first came to Centretown in September 1991, she was called a “nigger” y three white youths at the corner of Bank Street and Laurier Avenue.
She walked away from the experience feeling great.
Bob Phillips was the editor of a bilingual newspaper in Aylmer, Quebec. This tells of his story as a sensitive man who tried to bridge the gap between two language communities in the place where he lived:
This is an old demotape that I used to use after I graduated from Carleton University. My book Radio and Television Announcing covers more information about broadcast work. Journalism Stories Collection will introduce you to more published work. You can buy it at: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged.
Heading down to New York with some old friends of mine from undergrad, we discovered that there was a lot more to black history than we knew about before: