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WCDSB VLC: Black History Month

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Officially established in Canada in 1995, Black History Month provides an opportunity to 
"...share and learn about the experiences, contributions, and achievements of peoples of African ancestry." - 
Historica Canada

Local Events

Bring on the Sunshine African Festival
Bring On The Sunshine African Festival

February 17, 2019

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for more information.

Canada Celebrates Viola Desmond

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Historica Canada: Heritage Minutes: Viola Desmond

The story of Viola Desmond, an entrepreneur who challenged segregation in Nova Scotia in the 1940s.


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Celebrate Black History Month

See our selection of Black History Month fiction and non-fiction in​ ebook and audiobook formats.

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