Meet Manock Lual, an ex professional basketball player, playing internationally in Scandinavian tournaments where his team won gold, representing his country, Sudan. He now has creating a basketball mentoring program called Prezdential Basketball, offering a variety of services to holistically help the youth in their sports endeavors.
Meet Vikta Paulo. He’s a sports presenter and active community leader.
Meet Bob Dawson. Bob was the first black player in the Atlantic Intercollegiate Hockey League (AIHL) in 1967, and made history in 1970 when, during a hockey game, he joined Darrell Maxwell and Percy Paris to form the “first and only all-Black line” in Canadian university hockey.
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.