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TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – The University of the West Indies today announced leaders of Canadian and Caribbean heritage to be honored at the eighth annual Toronto Benefit Gala, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, hosted by CBC News Anchor Dwight Drummond. Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, will receive the Luminary Award. This award is given to people of Caribbean Heritage who are outstanding achievers on an international scale in their respective fields or people who have brought prominence to the Caribbean or to issues which affect the Region.
TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The University of the West Indies today announced leaders of Canadian and Caribbean heritage to be honored at the eighth annual Toronto Benefit Gala, on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, hosted by CBC News Anchor Dwight Drummond. Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, will receive the Luminary Award. This award is given to people of Caribbean Heritage who are outstanding achievers on an international scale in their respective fields or people who have brought prominence to the Caribbean or to issues which affect the Region.
INDIANAPOLIS — Diversity is a slogan in many places, but at The Oaks Academy’s campuses near downtown Indianapolis, on any given Wednesday, the hallways are lined with more than 100 students and parents — black, white and otherwise, low-income, well-off and in-between — who come together for a morning worship service.
MIAMI— Students who attend historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States are confident that First Amendment rights are secure, but are more likely than other college students to favour limits on First Amendment press freedoms during campus protests, a Gallup report has found.
Miami-Dade School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (third from left) with honorees ILA Local #1416 President Ellis Canty, Sr., ILA members, Nu Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Inc. President Faye Booker and nurses, at yesterday’s Board Meeting.  As proposed by School Board Vice Chair Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, the Miami-Dade School Board honored exemplary community organizations: International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local #1416 and Nu Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Inc.
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