Who am I ? Answers 1.Aubrey Drake Graham, who records under the mononymDrake, is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter, and actor. 2.Leonard Braithwaite, a lawyer living in Etobicoke, Ontario, was the first Black elected to a Canadian provincial legislature. 3.Elijah J. McCoy was an African Canadian inventor and engineer, known for his many U.S. patents. 4.Blacks fought against American invaders in the War of 1812 as part of the Coloured Corps, founded by Richard Pierpoint. 5.Donovan Bailey (born December 16, 1967) is a retired Canadian sprinter, who once held the world record for the 100 metres race following his gold medal performance in the 1996 Olympic Games. 6.Jully Black is a Canadian R&B singer–songwriter. 7.Anne Clare Cools is a member of the Canadian Senate. Born in Barbados, she became with her appointment the first Black Canadian to be appointed to Canada's upper house. 8.Herb Carnegie was believed to be by many the best black player to ever to play in the NHL. 9.Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré is the first appointed black judge in the history of Quebec. She also holds the distinction of being the first black dean of a law school (the University of Windsor Faculty of Law) in Canada’s history. 10.Joel Vincent Anthony is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 11.Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, was a Canadian politician and statesman who served as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, the federal Minister of Labour, and later as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, from 1985 to 1991. 12.George Elliott Clarke, is a Canadian poet and playwright. His work largely explores and chronicles the experience and history of the Black Canadian communities of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, creating a cultural geography that Clarke refers to as "Africadia". 13.Melanie Fiona Hallim known professionally asMelanie Fiona, is a Canadian R&B recording artist. 14.Michaëlle Jean is a Canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 27th since Canadian Confederation, from 2005 to 2010. 15.Jully Black is aCanadianR&Bsinger–songwriter. She has collaborated and written for many artists, includingNas,Saukrates,Choclair,Kardinal Offishall,Destiny's Child, andSean Paul. 16.Ferguson Arthur "Fergie" Jenkins, Jr., also known asJerguson Fenkins, is a Canadianformer Major League Baseballright-handedpitcher. He was a three-time All-Star and the 1971 National LeagueCy Young Award winner. In 1991, Jenkins became the first Canadian to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. 17.Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla is a Canadian professional ice hockey player playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). 18.William Edward Hall was the first black person, first Nova Scotian, and third Canadian to receive the Victoria Cross. He received the medal for his actions in the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion. 19.Willie Eldon O'Ree, is aCanadianformer professional ice hockeyplayer, known best for being the firstblackplayer in theNational Hockey League. O'Ree played as awingerfor theBoston Bruins. 20.Yolande James is aQuebecprovincial politician. She is the first black female MNAand the youngest, as well as the first blackcabinet ministerinQuebechistory. A member of the Quebec Liberal Party, she represents the multicultural riding of Nelligan in the Island of Montreal.
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