100 ABC Honourees

Dr. Amal Madibbo

Her best advice for the next generation, “You are the future of Canada and our communities. Think of and implement ways to improve the inclusion of Blacks in Canadian society. ...

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Dorothy Wills

“My greatest accomplishment was allowing my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to direct my life and guide me.  When I did not know where to turn, I turned to Him ...

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Donna Cardoza

“I would be gentler and more compassionate with myself, be proud of who I am and relax in knowing that everything will work out as destined.”

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Djanet Sears

In the 1980s, questioning her place in Canada as member of a visible minority and in search of her ancestral roots she traveled to West Africa. It was a cathartic ...

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Denise Siele

Her best advice for the next generation: “Those who choose to pursue excellence will relish the fact that each waking morning presents you with a brand new opportunity to strive ...

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Denise Cole

A favourite quote is from the poem Andrea del Sarto by Robert Browning, “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?” So, my advice ...

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Archbishop Dr. Deloris Seiveright

Her Grace Archbishop Dr. Deloris Seiveright BH(L) serves and mentors young people, building their self-esteem respect, spiritual awareness, honesty, and humanity through her coaching.

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Delores Lawrence

Her best advice for the next generation: “Be empowered to achieve your goals and stay on that road to that empowerment. Be open, knowing that different people will influence your ...

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Debbie Douglas

Over the last thirty years Ms. Douglas has been a leader in the violence against women movement – particularly as it impacts migrant and racialized women and girls.

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Daphne Clarke

From the basement of her house in 1980, she founded and was the first President of an organization called Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women (W5), which assists Black domestic ...

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