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23 historical black Canadians you should know

Last Updated: Feb. 4, 2013

February is Black History Month, a time to reflect on the stories, experiences, and accomplishments of Canada's black community. Here are 23 black Canadians who made major contributions to Canada's culture and legacy.

Source: Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Images: Canadian Press, Associated Press, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Central Arkansas Library System, RCI, Ontario Heritage Trust, Library of Congress, City of Toronto Archives, National Archives of Canada, Library and Archives Canada, Canada Post

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