DEAS, JOHN SULLIVAN, tinsmith and salmon canner; b. c. 1838 in South Carolina; m. 4 Sept. 1862 at Victoria, Vancouver Island, to Fanny Harris by whom he had at least eight children; d. 22 July 1880 in Portland, Ore. John Sullivan Deas, described as a mulatto, was a tinsmith in Charleston and San Francisco before [...]
A sign of renewal in nature is in the air as the weather turns to Fall. This is also a time to stop and be thankful and say Happy Thanksgiving to your family, friends, colleagues, business associates and to our leaders of municipal, provincial and federal sectors who serve our democracy so fervently. Given that [...]
is a term used to describe what police say is a factor in the gun violence occurring in the city. They say the guns are hidden in various places such as under floor boards, in garages, air ducts, etc., and in many cases shared with gang members and the like.
The President’s personal leadership style is that of self discipline and a commitment to positive self-belief of having confidence that he can succeed by staying true to his ethics, remaining optimistic even when the odds aren’t great and by not letting fear of failure get him down. He believes that the brightest days are still ahead.
The Afro News respectfully introduces this piece and asks readers to consider its content across time, as well as across the waters. We continue to remember the incredible upheavals and to look forward to the rebuilding of Haiti as one of the key pieces in the matrix of both the Afric world and the global context.
The need for AIDS education and conversation interviewed chair of BC Persons AIDS society Glyn Townson
AIDS pandemic hit the mainstream media, but many communities including ones in the Lower Mainland, have neglected the issue since the virus has slowly dropped from news headlines. The question is why has the public shut down the dialogue?
Keri Whitmore’s daughter Trina is perfect by her mother’s own admission: her beauty is striking and her standing as a straight-A student would make her the envy of any parent. Keri, who tells Trina’s story is taken with her daughter’s beauty and surprised by the fact that it could not suffice to ease Trina’s way in the world.
The Afro News Toronto , October 24, 2009 – Nova Scotian resident and Conservative Senator, the Honourable Senator Donald H. Oliver, Q.C. was honoured at the Planet Africa Awards gala, for making a profound difference in the lives of people of African heritage. Senator Oliver was awarded in the prestigious Leadership Award category. Dr. Alexander [...]