First-year law student and Black Business and Professional Association scholarship recipient Simone Samuels speaks from personal experience about the importance of access to education and to the legal system. An interview by Victoria Leenders-Cheng
Simone Samuels' smile is contagious.
It spreads across her face in greeting, widens as she
discusses the endeavours she is planning as the head of the Black
Law Students' Association at McGill and blossoms to its full glow
when she recalls the day she found out she won the Black Business
and Professional Association (BBPA) national scholarship.
"I was in the Gelber library checking my e-mail when I was supposed to be studying," she says, grinning....