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Dr. Afua Cooper among the Black Canadian women recognized by PM

Posted by SOSA Webteam on February 1, 2018 in News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recognized Dr. Afua Cooper as one of the "women of African descent who have shaped Canada into the country it is today," as he introduced the theme of Black Canadian Women for Black History Month, 2018. Dr. Cooper is also named in George Elliot Clarke's poem Rollcall, written during Clarke's tenure as poet laureate to celebrate Black History Month in 2017.