Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

Glimpses of Canadian History : Email: Scribbles@cogeco.ca

Archive for February 2017

Black History Month: Mifflin Gibbs, Canada’s First Black Politician

Tossing aside the chains of racism in the United States, Mifflin Gibbs came north to Canada. While discrimination was still evident in Canada, the black man could control is own life.  He could vote.  He could raise an unencumbered family.  He could run a business.  And he could participate in local government.  In Victoria, British… (read more)