Thomas Barber, Award-wining Ottawa Black Historian
Born into slavery in Kentucky, Paul Barber, was one of Ottawa’s earliest Black permanent residents and a renowned horse trainer, founding a family that has made its mark in the capital for over a century.
Join us as Thomas Barber, Paul Barber's grandson, shares the remarkable story of his family and their important role in Ottawa’s past.
This speaker series will take place via Zoom. All are welcome to attend without charge.
You can view the full presentation on the HSO YouTube channel.