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Celebrating Black History Month
NEWS RELEASE                   
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2015
Contact: Diversity Officer Rachel Olivero
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10213
 
The Greatest Freedom Show on Earth
- a celebration of Black History -
 
More than 500 students from across the Greater Essex County District School Board will view the independent documentary film, “The Greatest Freedom Show on Earth” Tuesday, February 17th at 10:00 a.m. at the Capitol Theatre in Windsor.
 
The film highlights local African-Canadian heritage, history, contributions and cultures focusing on the emancipation celebrations organized by Walter Perry in Windsor between 1936 and 1968.
 
Following the film students will be able to ask questions of Director Bob Huggins. This opportunity is the result of a partnership with Orphan Boy Films and the North American Black Historical Museum.
 
For more information contact GECDSB Diversity Officer Rachel Olivero @ 519-255-3200 ext.