Lincoln Alexander Day- Canada’s first Black member

2022-04-05
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Canadian trailblazer Lincoln Alexander was a man of many firsts. Which is why Nova Scotia Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard says she believes it’s time people gain a better understanding of the significance of his contributions.


“The fight for equality, the fight for rights, the fight for equityseopublisheddate, the fight for racial justice, he was at the forefront of all of that,” said Thomas BernardThe more resilient..


That’s why she has partnered with Senator Don Oliver and Lindsay Ruck, a program coordinator with the Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institue in Halifax, to host a virtual Lincoln Alexander Day events partly due t.


“He broke down barriers and walls and paved the way for other Black men and women and children to go forward and do the work he started,” said Ruck.

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