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Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy  The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir, Alexander, (PC Ont), Lincoln with Herb Shoveller

Author Name    Alexander, (PC Ont), Lincoln with Herb Shoveller

Title   Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Dundurn Press 2010

ISBN Number    155488733X / 9781554887330

Illustrator   Illustrated by Colour Photographs

Seller ID   16262

Slight wear to card covers, shallow crease bottom back fore corner. ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 8.90 X 5.98 X 0.71 inches; 256 pages; Among the important stories that need to be told about noteworthy Canadians, Lincoln Alexander's sits at the top of the list. Born in Toronto in 1922, the son of a maid and a railway porter, Alexander embarked on an exemplary life path that has involved military service for his country, a successful political career, a thriving law career, and vocal advocacy on subjects ranging from antiracism to the importance of education."In this biography, Shoveller traces a remarkable series of events from Alexander's early life to the present that helped shape the charismatic and influential leader whose impact continues to be felt today. From facing down racism to challenging the postwar Ontario establishment, becoming Canada's first black member of Parliament, entertaining royalty as Ontario's lieutenant-governor, and serving as chancellor of one of Canada's leading universities, Alexander's is the ultimate, uplifting Canadian success story, the embodiment of what defines Canada."

Progressive Conservative Canada Parliament MPP Politics

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