‘We’re all African’: NSHA central zone African Heritage Month event celebrates our shared history

Keynote speaker Dr. Lynn Jones reads from new children's book R Is For Reparations at this year's African Heritage Month Celebration in Halifax (Kristen Lipscombe/NSHA).
Keynote speaker Dr. Lynn Jones reads from new children's book R Is For Reparations at this year's African Heritage Month Celebration in Halifax (Kristen Lipscombe/NSHA).

Activist and educator Dr. Lynn Jones reminded those in attendance at an African Heritage Month Celebration in Halifax this week that “we’re all one.”

“We all come from the continent of Africa,” the renowned African Nova Scotian leader pointed out Monday, Feb. 25, to a room full of people who had gathered in the Bethune Ballroom at the QEII Health Sciences Centre to hear her speak.

Those thoughts reflect the theme of this year’s African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia: Our History is Your History.

Read the full story and see the photo gallery from this year's African Heritage Month Celebration in Halifax.