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StFX University African descent student affairs coordinator Kelsey Jones, StFX academic VP and provost Kevin Wamsley, Strait regional school board student support worker Lorrain Reddick, Antigonish Mayor Laurie Boucher and Antigonish County Warden Owen McCarron are seen here following the unveiling of this year’s African Heritage Month poster.
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SRSB board member and African Nova Scotia representative Joanne Reddick spoke at Wednesday night’s African Heritage Month celebration at the Afrikan Canadian Heritage and Friendship Centre. In her remarks, she recognized the role the centre has played in helping students learn about African Canadian culture and heritage.
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As part of the SRSB’s African Heritage Month celebrations, Tyrelle Byard, Grade 11 student from Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy presented “The Spoken Word” during which he read the poem “A Great Somebody.”
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Kathy Rhodes, Coordinator of Race Relations, Cross Cultural Understanding and Human Rights sang the Black National Anthem at Wednesday’s launch of African Heritage month for the SRSB.
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Strait regional school board vice chair Richelle MacLaughlin served up some cake at the Strait regional school board’s African Heritage Month celebration on February 7.
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Board member and African Nova Scotia representative Joanne Reddick is seen here with board chair Jamie Samson as they sign a proclamation declaring February 2018 African Heritage Month in the Strait regional school board at their monthly meeting on February 7.
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The Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy School Choir welcomed visitors to the school board’s launch of African Heritage Month. They were accompanied by their teacher, Mandy Reid.
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Ron Charles offered the opening prayer at the event in Antigonish.
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Antigonish Town Councillor Mary Farrell offered her version of O’Canada during the African Heritage Month celebration at StFX last week.