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The Centre for Peace Studies and Gandhi Peace Festival
are pleased to invite you to the

The 28th Annual
Gandhi Peace Festival

Festival Theme: Black Lives Matter

Please join us for a conversation with

Adrienne Shadd


Black Lives in Hamilton

October 2, 2020 from 10am to 11:30am EDT

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Adrienne Shadd is a Toronto-based consultant, curator, and author. A descendant of Abraham Doras Shadd, a prominent abolitionist in the 19th century, and Mary Ann Shadd Cary, the first Black woman to publish and edit a newspaper in North America, Adrienne is herself a noted historian, specializing in the heritage of African Canadians. Her publications include, the first book on Toronto Black history, The Underground Railroad: Next Stop, Toronto! with Afua Cooper and Karolyn Smardz Frost and The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway: African Canadians in Hamilton.

Shadd will be in conversation with Dr. Gary Warner, retired McMaster professor, active over many years in the community on issues of peace, racism, poverty and social justice.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Director, Centre for Peace Studies,
Dr. Chandrima Chakraborty (

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