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Desmond, Viola, 1914-1965  

L'incroyable histoire Viola Desmond

Connaissez-vous la femme qui orne les billets de 10 $? Il s’agit de Viola Desmond, originaire d’Halifax. Entrepreneure accomplie à une époque où les femmes restaient majoritairement à la maison, elle est aussi une pionnière de la lutte pour les droits des personnes noires au Canada. Pas étonnant qu’on l’ait choisie comme première femme à apparaître sur un billet de ...
  • 2021
  • 00:08:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/02/2021

Jeunes reporters Acadie Mois de l'histoire des Noirs – le racisme : reportage de Moussa Soumaro

Les professeurs et élèves d’une école d’Halifax partagent leurs points de vue sur l’histoire de Viola Desmond et le racisme en général.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/05/2019

CANAdooDAday Viola Desmond Must-See

The story of one of Canada’s most famous civil rights icons, and the soon-to-be- face of the $10 bill is told.
  • 2017
  • 00:03:20
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/11/2017

Canada: The Story of Us New Identity (1946-1970)

Canada experiences a boom time after the war, but not all are happy with the status quo. They seek to reshape the country and challenge dark legacies of injustice. The circle of Confederation grows and Canada emerges as a complex and cosmopolitan nation on the world stage. Features stories/events include: Newfoundland joins Confederation, Viola Desmond and civil rights in Canada, ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2017

The Sunday Edition Living in Hope: Viola Desmond's Story Classroom Favourites

This special presentation from CBC Radio's Sunday Edition is a dramatized account of a pivotal moment in Canadian race relations. On November 8, 1946 Viola Desmond refuses to move to the upstairs balcony in the Roseland Theatre, and is forcibly removed from the theatre and thrown in jail. The resulting legal battle was taken all the way to the Nova Scotia Supreme ...
  • 2007
  • 00:54:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/02/2017