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Law & Politics - The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, a lawyer and politician who became t

The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, a lawyer and politician who became the first Black lieutenant-governor in Canada.

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“A community’s shining light.” Hamilton Spectator, February 17, 2010.

 

“Aaron Albert Mossell (1863-1951).” Penn University Archives & Records Centre.

 

“Hamilton Police Historical Society & Museum - Black History.” (2021). Facebook.

 

“Lincoln Alexander Day Act.” Canada: Justice Laws Website.

 

“Lincoln Alexander gets his own day: Jan. 21.” Hamilton Spectator, November 29, 2013.

 

“Lincoln MacCauley Alexander.” (2013). Canadian Encyclopedia.

 

“Matthew Green.” Huffington Post.

 

“Obama’s victory is history in the making.” Hamilton Spectator, June 5, 2008.

 

[100huntley]. (2012). Lincoln Alexander--Part of our series for Black History Month. [Video]. YouTube.

 

[ArchivesofOntario]. (2020). Lincoln M. Alexander: The Time Has Come to Celebrate (2020). [Video]. YouTube.

 

[CHCHTelevision]. (2012). CHCH - Lincoln M. Alexander Elected to Parliament 1968. [Video]. YouTube.

 

[CHCHTelevision]. (2012). Remembering Lincoln Alexander - CHCH. [Video]. YouTube. 

 

[Matthew Green]. (2014) Matthew Green Campaign Launch Event Speeches [Video]. YouTube. 

 

[Matthew Green]. (2014) Matthew Green Campaign Launch Video [Video]. YouTube. 

 

[Matthew Green]. (2019) Matthew Green NDP Hamilton Centre Welcome Video [Video]. YouTube. 

 

[Matthew Green]. (2019) My maiden speech in the House of Commons in response to the Speech from the Throne [Video]. YouTube.

 

[UNILEARNAL]. (2020). Akehil | 28 Moments of Black Canadian History | Lincoln Alexander. [Video]. YouTube.

 

An Evening with Lincoln Alexander: in grateful recognition to a citizen of Hamilton who has served us well. Hamilton, ON. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C37377]

 

Evelyn Myrie. “Local events honour Obama inauguration.” Hamilton Spectator, January 15, 2009.

Hamilton Public Library Special Collections. (1979). Lincoln Alexander: a scrapbook of clippings, 1954-. Hamilton Public Library. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C807]

 

Jason H. Silverman. (1980). “Kentucky, Canada, and Extradition: The Jesse Happy Case.” The Filson Club History Quarterly, 55.

 

John Rietl. “Matthew Green: What it means to be Hamilton’s 1st black city councillor.” CBC News, February 7, 2015.

 

Jon Wells. “A life well lived: Hamilton’s Lincoln Alexander exits the stage at 90.” Hamilton Spectator, October 20, 2012.

 

Lincoln M. Alexander. (1989). Speech from the throne: highlights and address of the Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Ontario on the opening of the Second Session of the Thirty-fourth Parliament, April 25, 1989. Government of Ontario. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C20611]

 

Lincoln M. Alexander. (2006). “Go To School, You’re A Little Black Boy”: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir. Dundurn Press. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C411649]

 

Lincoln M. Alexander. [Lincoln Alexander, M.P. report]. Hamilton, ON. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C18440]

 

Mackenzie Leask. (1962). “Jesse Happy, a Fugitive Slave from Kentucky.” Ontario History, 54(2), 87-98.

 

Samantha Craggs. “Matthew Green on race, power, politics and more as Hamilton’s 1st black city councillor.” CBC News, November 6, 2018.

Susan Clairmont. “Life comes full circle for police chaplain.” Hamilton Spectator, January 5, 2009.


The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, P.C., Q.C., the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Mrs. Yvonne Alexander. (1985). Hamilton, ON. [link to resource in the Hamilton Public Library Catalogue - https://hpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S125C37378]