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Online Q & A session to highlight experiences of Alberta’s first Black settlers

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – You can get a glimpse of what life was like for some of the first Black settlers on the prairies with an upcoming virtual event.

In honour of February as Black History Month, the United Way of Lethbridge and South Western Alberta is hosting a special Q and A session with the film makers of the award winning documentary We are the Roots.

The film details the history of Black settlers in Alberta and their experiences.

You can register for the session on the Lethbridge United Way website where you can also submit questions to the panel.

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It runs Thursday, Feb. 25 from 6pm to 7:30pm.

Attendance is by donation to the new Unification Project Fund which was established to support education programs and projects in Lethbridge and southwestern Alberta that focus on anti-racism and anti-discrimination.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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