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Viola Desmond

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Jenny Liu

on 21 February 2017

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Transcript of Viola Desmond

Viola Desmond Resistance

Primary Sources
Secondary Sources
Big Question
What would you have done if you were in Viola Desmond's position?
5 W's and Theme Words
Who:
Viola and the manager
What:
Denied a seat on the main floor
When:
November 8, 1946
Where:
Roseland Theater-main floor
Why:
Racism, discrimination because of skin color
How:
She refused, got arrested and was fined
Theme Words:
Racism, Segregation

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/viola-desmond/
Impacts
The Desmond Case from the Nova Scotia Archives
Inspired Nova Scotia's civil rights movement
Received public attention through her sister (2003)
Sister to courage (2010)
Free pardon, apology, public declaration from premier of Nova Scotia, Darrell Dexter (15 April 2010)
Heritage minute about her during black history month (February 2016)
Bank of Canada chose to put her on a bill (to be released 2018)
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