History Opinions & Features December 14, 2019 at 10:30 am

Meet the black people who made history in Canada

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor December 14, 2019 at 10:30 am

December 14, 2019 at 10:30 am | History, Opinions & Features

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Carrie Best

Born in New Glasgow, N.S., in 1903, she founded The Clarion in 1946, a newspaper made to reach the black citizens of New Glasgow. Using it to publicize cases of inequality, The Clarion was also the first black-owned and published newspaper in Nova Scotia. The writer, journalist and activist also hosted The Quiet Corner radio program before being made an Officer of Canada in 1979. She passed away in 2001.

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