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Community Celebrations - Guests at the 2002 John C. Holland Awards, an annual event which

Guests at the 2002 John C. Holland Awards, an annual event which celebrates cultural heritage and recognizes the contributions of local Black youth and community leaders (2002).

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“2021 John C. Holland Awards winners.” Hamilton Spectator, June 20, 2021.

“2022 John C. Holland Awards winners.” Hamilton Spectator, June 19, 2022.

 

“A full house at John Holland Awards gala.” Hamilton Spectator, February 3, 2013.

 

“Acclaimed … for making a difference.” Hamilton Spectator, February 4, 2008.

 

“African-Caribbean youth celebrated.” Hamilton Spectator, October 21, 2012.

 

“Afro-Caribbean community celebrates their youth.” Hamilton Spectator, October 26, 2011.

“Annual John C. Holland Awards celebrate Hamilton’s Black youth,” Hamilton Spectator, June 20, 2021.

 

“Black community celebrates King’s dream.” Hamilton Spectator, January 17, 2011.

 

“Black Youth Achievements of Hamilton and Region.” (1995). The B.Y.A. Newsletter. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C18130]

 

“Black Youth Achievements of Hamilton and Region.” (1996). Harmony. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C18325]

 

“Celebrations of the Anniversary of Emancipation.” Daily Spectator and Journal of Commerce, August 2, 1859.

 

“End of slavery marked with the ‘blessing’ of music.” Hamilton Spectator, August 3, 2010.

 

“Gallery.” Afro Canadian Caribbean Association.

 

“Hamilton’s black community honours leaders at annual John C. Holland Awards.” Hamilton Spectator, February 11, 2018.

 

“Hamilton’s Caribbean Potpourri marks 21 years.” 2005.

 

“Hamilton’s francophone celebration of Black History Month.” Hamilton Spectator, February 18, 2013.

 

“Holland Awards bring together diverse black community.” Hamilton Spectator, February 7, 2016.

“Holland Awards honour stars of Hamilton’s black community.” CBC News, February 11, 2018.

 

“It’s Black History Month.” Hamilton Spectator, February 7, 2011.

 

“John C. Holland Awards honour 12.” Hamilton Spectator, February 8, 2015.

 

“John C. Holland Awards shine light on more than a dozen who improve life in Hamilton.” Hamilton Spectator, February 4, 2019.

 

 “John C. Holland winners aim to give back.” Hamilton Spectator, February 2, 2014.

 

“Local and Miscellaneous Items - Emancipation.” Daily Spectator and Journal of Commerce, August 3, 1853.

 

“Martin Luther King celebration.” Hamilton Spectator, January 20, 2013.

 

“Outstanding students honoured.” Hamilton Spectator, November 4, 1996.

 

“PHOTOS: Hamilton’s Afro Canadian Caribbean Association celebrated 40 years.” Hamilton Spectator, November 22, 2019.

 

“Recognizing success at John C. Holland awards.” Hamilton Spectator, February 6, 2011.

“Rev. John C. Holland Awards. Retrospecive 1996 to 2016.” (2010). Facebook.

 

“Rev. John C. Holland Awards turn a Sweet sixteen.” Hamilton Spectator, February 6, 2012. 

 

“Setting fine examples: African-Caribbean group honours youth who excel at school and in the community.” Hamilton Spectator, October 20, 1997.

 

“Spice up your weekend.” Hamilton Spectator, May 28, 2014.

 

“Stewart Memorial marks 175 years.” Hamilton Spectator, August 16, 2010.

[GriotVisionTV]. (2021). GriotVisionTV Interview – Emancipation Day Picnic with Evie Auchinvole. [Video]. YouTube.

[HAMILTON BLACK HISTORY COUNCIL]. (2022). Rev. John C. Holland Awards 25th Anniversary. [Video]. YouTube.

 

[HWDSBtv]. (2020). Reverend John C Holland Awards 2020 [Video]. YouTube.

 

[Joey Coleman]. (2013). City of Hamilton Nelson Mandela Memorial Service [Video]. YouTube.

 

[Matthew Green]. (2016) Ray Green’s Father’s Day Performance at Stewart Memorial Church [Video]. YouTube.

 

Adam Carter & Julia Chapman. “Jamaicans in Hamilton celebrate Island and Canadian heritage.” CBC News, August 5, 2012.

 

Adam Carter & Julia Chapman. “Jamaicans in Hamilton to celebrate Island and Canadian heritage.” CBC News, August 5, 2012.

 

Albert Delitala. “Sounds of the Caribbean at Mohawk.” CHCH News, June 1, 2014.

Desmond Brown. “Black people in Hamilton need to embrace and accept each other, historian says on Emancipation Day.” CBC News, August 3, 2022.

 

Eczema E. Etoroma. (1992). Blacks in Hamilton: An Analysis of Factors in Community Building. [PhD Thesis, McMaster University]. MacSphere.

 

Emma Reilly. “Exemplary youth honoured at Potpourri awards.” Hamilton Spectator, October 15, 2017.

 

Evelyn Myrie. “Afro Caribbean Association marks a milestone.” Hamilton Spectator, November 14, 2019.

 

Evelyn Myrie. “Hamilton invited to Jamaica’s party.” Hamilton Spectator, June 14, 2012.

 

Evelyn Myrie. “Holland awards a sesquicentennial legacy.” Hamilton Spectator, February 9, 2011.

 

Fallon Hewitt. “‘We will rise’: Hamilton’s Afro-Canadian Caribbean Association celebrates Emancipation Day.” Hamilton Spectator, August 2, 2020.

Gordon Cameron. “John C. Holland Awards may have been virtual, but the quality of the winners was as real as ever.” Hamilton Spectator, June 28, 2021.

 

Jeff Mahoney. “A family deserving of celebration.” Hamilton Spectator, July 13, 2012.

 

Jeff Mahoney. “Award named for Vince Morgan honours his community-building.” Hamilton Spectator, February 24, 2012.

 

Jennifer Vo. (2020). “Shine a light - Stewart Memorial turns 175.” H Magazine

 

Jon Wells. “‘Suffering and joy’ invoked at Hamilton Black History Month launch.” Hamilton Spectator, January 31, 2021.

 

Kevin Werner. “Celebrate Emancipation with the Afro-Canadian Caribbean Association of Hamilton.” Hamilton Spectator, July 28, 2021.

 

Laura Clementson. “‘It was inspiring’: Hamilton kids celebrate black culture at Black Panther screening.” CBC News, March 2, 2018.

 

Mark McNeil. “Remembering Emancipation at Griffin House.” Hamilton Spectator, August 2, 2016.

 

Natalie Paddon. “Emancipation Day marked alongside Canada’s 150th.” Hamilton Spectator, August 7, 2017.

 

Steve Buist. “Holland award winners ‘aren’t going to be voiceless’.” Hamilton Spectator, February 26, 2017.

 

Teri Percoskie. “Focus on the future at Holland/Howard reunion.” Hamilton Spectator, July 16, 2012.


Tracy Warren. (2008). Imagining, Remembering, Forgetting: Emancipation Day Celebrations in Hamilton-Niagara 1834-2008. [unpublished paper for Dr. H. V. Nelles, McMaster University].