Geoffrey Canada

Geoffrey Canada

Name Geoffrey Canada
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 1952-01-13
Place of Birth The Bronx, NY
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Geoffrey Canada

Activist, teacher, and head of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a non-profit foundation established to increase Harlem natives’ rates of graduation. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Children’s Defense Fund.

Early Life of Geoffrey Canada

He attended Bowdoin College and studied sociology and psychology. He also earned a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Trivia

His first nonfiction book, Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America, was published in the mid-1990s.

Family Life

He was born in the South Bronx, where he was raised by his mother Mary Elizabeth Canada.

Associated With

He and Robert E. Peary both attended Bowdoin College.

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Canada Lee

Canada Lee

Name Canada Lee
Profession Movie Actor
Date of Birth 1907-03-03
Place of Birth New York City, NY
Age 45 yrs
Death Date 1952-05-09
Birth Sign Pisces

About Canada Lee

American jockey, boxer, and musician turned actor who helped pioneer roles for African Americans. He landed what may be his most remembered role as a sailor in the Alfred Hitchcock film Lifeboat.

Early Life Experience of Canada Lee

Starting as concert violinist when he was only 12, he later tried his hand at boxing after growing too large to be a jockey and sported a career record in the rink of 38-36-10.

Trivia Info

With the Hollywood blacklist in full swing, he still managed to land a role alongside Sidney Poitier in Cry, The Beloved.

Family Life and Relationship

He married first wife Juanita Waller in 1925 and they had a son named Carl Vincent Lee.

Close Associates

He also had a career on the stage including a performance in the Lee Strasberg directed play South Pacific.

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Poet | Rupi Kaur

Name Rupi Kaur
Profession Poet
Date of Birth 1992-10-04
Place of Birth Punjab,
India
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Birth Sign Libra

About Rupi Kaur

Canadian poet and spoken word artist who initially rose to fame on Instagram and Tumblr sharing her short visual poetry. After gaining 3.7 million followers on Instagram for her poignant verses, she released her debut poetry collection Milk and Honey.

Early Life Experience of Rupi Kaur

She inherited her love of art from her mother and began drawing and painting at five years old. She continued her art into her teens, but at the age of seventeen began to focus more in writing and performing.

Trivia Info

She released her second poetry collection, The Sun and her Flowers, in October 2017.

Family Life and Relationship

She and her parents immigrated to Toronto, Canada when she was a child. Her sister, Keerat, is an artist and singer and performed the song version of her poem “Milk and Honey.”

Close Associates

Like Phil Kaye, she is a prolific spoken word poet.

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Rapper | DAX

Name DAX
Profession Rapper
Date of Birth 1994-03-22
Place of Birth Ottawa,
Canada
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Birth Sign Aries

About DAX

Hip hop artist with a huge YouTube presence of more than 1.8 million subscribers who went viral with the official music video of his song “Cash Me Outside” featuring the creator of the same phrase, Danielle Bregoli. He is also known for creating diss tracks aimed at social media stars.

Early Life Experience of DAX

A big time basketball player, he was named MVP at Sunrise Christian Academy in his senior season. He then played for Casper College before heading to the University of Montana, and finally transferring to Newman University, where he lead the Heartland Conference in scoring.

Trivia Info

While at Newman University, he worked part-time as a janitor. Additionally, he has enjoyed doing spoken-word poetry and has been a traveling motivational speaker.

Family Life and Relationship

His real name is Daniel Nwosu Jr.

Close Associates

He has produced diss tracks aimed at RiceGum, Jake Paul and PewDiePie.

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Tags: amuz, balari, CANADA, federico, martin, Personality