A Celebration of Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, we are privileged to honor outstanding contribution from several members of the Scarborough community. Thank you for enriching our lives.
A rapper, record producer, Dj and record executive. Often credited as Canada’s ‘hip-hop ambassador”, he is regarded as one of the country’s best hip hop producers, and is best known for his distinctive reggae and dancehall-influenced style of hip hop.
A Professional Educational and Life Enrichment Speaker. Bernice is a co-founder of the Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation and served as its Executive Director for 17 years.
A politician in Ontario, Canada. She is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
A co-founder of Black Lives Matter-Toronto.
A volunteer community worker and advocate for more than 30 years. In June 2013, he founded Zero Gun Violence Movement, a collaboration of more than 40 community organizations, agencies and programs across Toronto, in an effort to eliminate gun violence and its root causes.
A Canadian spoken word artist, motivational speaker and event organizer based in Toronto, Ontario. He is the founder of Up From The Roots Entertainment, which was established in 1994 to promote the positive artistic contributions of African Canadian and urban influenced artists.
Maestro (Wes Williams)
A Canadian rapper, record producer, actor, and author. One of the earliest Canadian rappers to achieve mainstream success, he is credited as the “Godfather of Canadian hip hop”.
Individuals adapted from Mark “Kurupt” Stoddart art piece RCconnected STC that was featured in the TTC bridge for Nuit Blanche 2019
Scarborough Royalty designed by Durothethird and can be found on the upper level by Scotiabank.
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