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Sunday, October 21 2018

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All day
 
2:00 pm
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We are the Roots: Black Settlers and Their Experiences of Discrimination on the Canadian Prairies 

October 21 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Main Branch (Theater Gallery)

Told through the stories of 19 descendants of the original settlers, the film “We are the Roots” focuses on the experiences of discrimination African American immigrants who moved to Alberta and Saskatchewan between 1905-1912 encountered, while living in Edmonton and surrounding rural communities.

Following the screening join film creators Dr. Jenna Bailey, Dr. David Este and Shiloh Centre for Multicultural Roots President Deborah Dobbins, to discuss the film.  

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