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Former Canadian professional rugby player Balarama Holness, 36, is slowly becoming the voice of the anti-racism in Canada.
Balarama Holness is the crystallization of the love between a Quebec mother and a Jamaican father, the two souls meeting in a magical concert night by Bob Marley in the 1970s of the last century.

Growing up in a family with a diverse cultural identity instilled into Holness’s soul the ideals and desires of someone who did not accept unreasonable imposition.
At the age of 36, Balarama Holness, educator, broadcaster, law student and former professional football player who won the Canadian championship, aspires to become a “Canadian Obama” – a multi-ethnic lawyer . With that desire, Holness decided to become a social activist.
Another model Holness is aiming for is former African American football midfielder and human rights activist Colin Kaepernick, who knelt while singing the American national anthem before the game began.
Balarama Holness gained the attention of Canadian media after campaigning to force the Montreal City Hall to hold racist hearings.
This is a notable achievement because it took place in Quebec, where the population is largely of French origin and has consistently denied the existence of racism in the province.
Within 12 months, 7,000 people signed a petition to initiate an investigation into the City Hall’s blindness to the police’s ethnic identity to classify criminal subjects.

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