Meet Kelvin Mawazo the creator of Black Sun Comics, African-centered science fiction and fantasy comics; a genre that is also known as Afrofuturism. It’s based in Toronto.
Mahamed Camara, a young man from Guinea, with a sense of entrepreneurship and leadership, working with the underdog organization.
Meet Désiré Kaboré, the owner of Pili Pili Restaurant, Ottawa’s best grilled chicken located at 205 Dalhousie St. & 2136 St. Joseph Blvd.
Meet Patrice Milord, a Personal Stylist for men and who helps people change their lives by improving the way they dress. In 2018, Patrice was inspired to launch his men accessories company given his passion for fashion. As he was having a hard time finding fashion-forward clothing in Ottawa he decided to bring that look to the nation’s capital.
Meet Ricardo Vivati. He’s a fashion designer, artist, and owner of Vivati clothing, with a store located at the Gloucester Mall.
Michelle Wallace is the co-owner and manager of Tropical Grill Restaurant.
Meet Paula Whitelocke. She is the owner and head stylist at CURLY HAIR DESIGNS voted Best Natural Hairstylist in Canada 2015 and an aspiring artist.
Papa Joe is the owner of Mama Cee Beauty Supply and Salon.
Aphet Lual is a highly sought after hairdresser here in Ottawa.
Meet Abigail Wilson Jewels, a long standing hair stylist in Ottawa. She’s originally from British Guyana and in the business of hair dressing for 30 years.
Meet Claudette Scott Gayle, owner of Claudette Coiffure Boutique Inc.
THE GRIOT IN ME
We are the Black Canadian Archive for the National Capital Region.
Our mission is to preserve history, pass on knowledge, collect resources, and recognize experiences and practices of Black Canadians in the National Capital Region through oral and written tradition and initiatives.