Activist Viola Desmond

The resiliency of African-Canadian women is epitomized in the story of Nova Scotian Viola Desmond!!

Viola Desmond was a Canadian civil and women's rights activist and entrepreneur. In 1946, Viola Desmond challenged racial discrimination when she refused to leave the segregated Whites-only section of the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

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