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Black Power Movement anniversary to be commemorated Ash Wednesday


The 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement

will be commemorated on Ash Wednesday with a 9 a.m. Service at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Archbishop Jason Gordon will attend. The following is an edited version of an article submitted to Catholic News by the organisers.

On Thursday, February 26, 1970 the National Joint Action Committee organised a demonstration in solidarity with some 38 Caribbean students (11 of whom were citizens of Trinidad & Tobago) who were on trial in Canada.

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