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CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER VIOLA DESMOND WILL TAKE HER PLACE ON CANADA’S NEW $10 BILL

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CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER VIOLA DESMOND WILL TAKE HER PLACE ON CANADA’S NEW $10 BILL by Adedamola Agboola March 12, 2018 Sample of Canada's new $10 bill Viola Desmond, famed for challenging racial segregation in Canada, was unveiled last Thursday as the face of Canada’s new $10 bill. On Nov. 8, 1946, Desmond walked into the Roseland Theater in Nova Scotia province of Canada and sat in the whites-only section of the theater. The designated area for blacks at the time was the main floor to the...
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