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N.S. group again petitions Canada to apologize for its role in slavery
When the federal government recognized Emancipation Day for the first time in 2021, it stopped short of also apologizing for its role in slavery. Now, the African Nova Scotian Decade for People of African Descent Coalition is renewing its call for that apology to take place.
How Viola Desmond's salon space has been reimagined through art
Those walking along Gottingen Street in Halifax can now step into an art space created to honour civil rights activist Viola Desmond. The Viola Desmond Experience was created by artist Marven Nelligan and was unveiled last week.
Entrepreneurs host Black-owned business market in St. John's
The market was organized by Nicole Obiodiaka, a Black-inclusion activist. The goals of the event were to provide an opportunity to network, she said, and eliminate barriers that Black entrepreneurs face regularly.
Black Montreal senior will not back down or pay fine for unwarranted police stop
A 68-year-old Black man will be returning to Montreal municipal court to challenge a $483 ticket he received. He says it's about bringing attention to racial profiling.