Wanda Robson, centre, sister of Viola Desmond, reacts while posing next to the new $10 bank note featuring her sister following the bill's unveiling in Halifax.
There is also an eagle feather that is the First Nations symbol of truth, power and freedom. "These changes mean that former prime ministers William Lyon Mackenzie King and Sir Robert Borden will no longer be portrayed on bank notes".
Wanda Robson, the sister of Viola Desmond, smiles as the new $10 featuring her sister Viola Desmond is unveiled.
She is now the first black person to be featured on Canadian currency in regular circulation.
"The launch of the bill sends people of African descent the message that Canada is finally accepting us". Subsequently, she was convicted of a tax violation for the one-cent difference in where she sat and where she was supposed to sit.
Desmond made her mark in history on November 8, 1946 when she took on segregation in the province of Nova Scotia.
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HRM also named a harbour ferry in honour of Desmond, unveiling back in June 2016.
Viola Desmond's name may not ring bells here in the states but for our neighbors to the North, she's a prominent part of Canada's civil rights history.
More than 70 years later, Desmond's act of defiance has been cemented into Canadian civil rights history. Left in new Glasgow for the night, she made a decision to watch a movie in the cinema Roseland Theatre.
Instead, she sat in the whites only section and was arrested and fined. She was required to receive cosmetology training in Montreal, Atlantic City, and one of Madam C.J. Walker's schools in NY due to discrimination. Her stand predates Rosa Parks' similar action on an Alabama bus by almost a decade. "There was no movement behind her, she was ahead of the times".
Desmond died in 1965 and Nova Scotia issued a posthumous apology and pardon in 2010.
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