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Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond is officially on the $10 bill

Civil rights icon Viola Desmond is now officially on Canada's $10 bill Desmond is the first black person to appear on Canadian cash bills Younger generations know Desmond from a heritage minute She refused to leave a "whites only" section of a Nova Scotia movie theatre in 1946 That was nearly a decade before American Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus Russell Grosse, executive director of the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia The new bill caught international attention Here's a look at the finished product Video provided by Wibbitz - EN
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