Weekend Video: Welcome to Dresden

Between 1949 and 1956 the small town of Dresden, in South Western Ontario, Canada, was the scene of an aggressive campaign by the National Unity Association to end anti-black racism and discrimination. The courage and determination of folks like Hugh Burnett and his allies in the Labour Movement resulted in the passing of the Fair Accommodation Practices Act of 1954.

Welcome To Dresden: Jim Crow Lived Here Too from Esery Mondesir on Vimeo.

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