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Education - Eleanor Wiltshire-Rodney, an educator who was dedicated to ensuring justice an

Eleanor Wiltshire-Rodney, an educator who was dedicated to ensuring justice and equity for local youth and the founder of African Caribbean Cultural Potpourri Inc.

NOTE: Resources containing hyperlinks to online materials are highlighted in Bold font

“About Us.” A.C.C.P.I. Caribbean Potpourri.


“Blacks to Study if Centre Wanted.” Hamilton Spectator, February 15, 1972.


“Dr. Gary Warner made his mark at McMaster and in Hamilton.” Ron Fanfair, December 21, 2020.


“Eleanor Wiltshire-Rodney, President & Founder.” A.C.C.P.I. Caribbean Potpourri.


“Would there be less racism and extremism if we were better at teaching Black history?” CBC News, February, 2021.


[McMasterUTV]. (2020). Honorary Degree Recipient: Gary Warner [Video]. YouTube.


Aaron Parry. (2021). Deeply Rooted: A Hamilton Black History Activity Book. Afro Canadian Caribbean Association.


Cantall Van Raay. “Gary Warner named Hamilton’s Citizen of the Year.” McMaster Daily News, January 31, 2006.


Eleanor Wiltshire Rodney. (2002). Nurturing the Trillium: The Contributions of African and Caribbean Educators to the Development of the Hamilton-Wentworth Region. Seldom Griffin Graphics. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue -]

Kathy Yanchus. “Exploring Halton’s Black history.” Hamilton Spectator, July 25, 2022.


Katrina Clarke. “Author of new activity book about Black Hamiltonians hopes it fills curriculum void.” Hamilton Spectator, July 31, 2021.


Kristin McLaren. “‘We had no desire to be set apart’: Forced Segregation of Black Students in Canada West Public Schools and Myths of British Egalitarianism.” Social History, 37(73), 27-50.


Matthew Green. “What School Did You Go To?” Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Natalie Paddon. “PASSAGES: Longtime educator and community activist helped marginalized population.” Hamilton Spectator, October 30, 2016.

Natasha Henry & Adrienne Shadd. (2003). “...and still I rise:” A History of Black Workers in Ontario, 1900 to Present. Workers Arts and Heritage Centre.


Petition to the “People of Colour” of Hamilton to the Governor General protesting the practice of segregated schooling for Black children, October 15, 1843. Archives of Ontario.


Sylvia Thomas. “Hamilton’s First African-Caribbean Heritage Class.” Hamilton Spectator, December 19, 1991.

Wade Hemsworth. “Educator, community activist: Gary Warner’s work is part of “an integrated life.” McMaster Daily News, November 18, 2020.

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