31 May 2017

In celebration of the country’s 150th anniversary, The Walrus Talks Conversations about Canada: We desire a better country series has asked youth leaders and members of the Order of Canada across the country how they would perfect the idea of Canada. 2014 scholar Wendell Adjetey spoke at the final edition, which took place on June 1 in Toronto. Before his talk, he stopped by Metro Morning on CBC Radio to discuss the history of black activism in Canada and his own experiences as a black man and as a child of immigrants growing up in Toronto.

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Wendell Adjetey

Wendell is examining how cross-border migrations in Great Lakes cities enabled Black people to effect political change in Canada and the US.

2014 Scholars