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Shanese | 28 Moments of Black Canadian History | ZAMI

Shanese | 28 Moments of Black Canadian History | ZAMI

(upbeat music) (Anishinaabemowin) – So hi, my name is Shaneese Steele. I am Afro-Indigenous. My mom comes from Nipissing First Nation, which is located in North Bay and my dad is from Trinidad, but my family has rooted in Carriacou, Grenada. So, I have a mixed and diverse background, which is really awesome. And I …

Black History Month – Charles Drew

Black History Month – Charles Drew

Early in the second world war, before the United States became involved, one American was making a huge difference in the war effort. His name was Charles Drew and he was the medical supervisor of a campaign called “Blood for Britain.” Drew developed a method to process and preserve blood plasma allowing it to last …