Fri, 6 November 2020
The guest on the November 1, 2020 edition of Black Canada Talking™ was Dr. Rosemary Sadlier.
Dr. Rosemary Sadlier is a historian, author, educator and Black History expert based in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Among her publications: Harriet Tubman (Dundurn Press), and The Kids Book of Black Canadian History (KidsCanPress). She was the consultant and writer/contributor to Black History: Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas (EMP)
She completed her course work for her doctorate at OISE, University of Toronto.
Rosemary is an expert on the history of African Canadians and has been interviewed on numerous media outlets including CTV, CBC News Network, CBC syndicated radio, TVO, Radio Canada International, CITYtv, CP24, WNED and PBS, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Sun, Share Newspaper, Pride Newspaper and the Caribbean Camera. She has presented across Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. Her recent writing concerning Black History related matters included a monthly column for Inside Toronto; book chapters for a publication on The Ward; and the Black Canadian Network Facebook site.
Rosemary is available for speaking engagements, short-term contracts, to consult and provide interviews on all aspects of Black History, Black Women, the Black experience and social justice. Among her recent accomplishments, she organized the national Canadian Black History Summit (April 2016); partnered with Councillor Paula Fletcher for the commemoration of the William Peyton Hubbard Park (Oct 2016); the historic recognition of Lincoln Alexander and Kay Livingstone; successfully planned the South African and Black Canadian Network reception (Nov 2016). Her patience and persistence resulted with a commemorative plaque for the AME Church site – Toronto (Dec. 2016) and the submission of the Parliamentary Petition for August 1st Emancipation Day (2018). She Chairs the Royal Commonwealth Society Toronto Branch, has given deputations to the UN, the Senate and City Council. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or LinkedIn.
During our conversation, Dr. Sadlier talked about:
– Some of her story including her time as president of the Ontario Black History Society (23 years in a voluntary position) – Some of her achievements and challenges during that time
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