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Mayor Linda Jeffrey's Statement on Black History Month 2017


Every February, the City of Brampton and Members of Council mark Black History Month and celebrate the great contributions Black Canadians have made to our city.
 
Black History Month is an opportunity for all residents to recognize and celebrate the contributions Black Bramptonians have made as civic leaders, activists, educators, entrepreneurs, public servants, spiritual leaders, artists, and athletes.
 
This month we have an opportunity to acknowledge the courageous trailblazers that fought discrimination. Much has been accomplished over the years, such as the collective advocacy against carding and street checks, but there is still more work to do. Sharing the history and stories of these struggles and successes provides us all with a better understanding and an appreciation of the Black Community’s resilience.
 
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