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Friday Special Blend
Friday February 8th, 2019 with Chris White, Barb Gray, Allen Roulston
Hour 1: Chris White talks with Wanda Robson, Adrian Harewood and Ken Ross about Viola Desmond (1914-1965), the inspiring entrepreneur and civil rights champion.

Hour 1: Celebrating Viola Desmond! Based in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Wanda Robson is the sister of Viola Desmond (1914-1965), the courageous entrepreneur and civil rights champion who is featured on the Canadian $10 bill and $20 coin. Wanda worked for years to have Viola's contributions recognized. Adrian Harewood started researching Viola's story years ago, and has insights to share about her accomplishments, Wanda's accomplishments, and the ongoing significance of their work. Ken Ross is the Director of the Bank of Canada Museum located at Bank and Wellington in Ottawa. The museum is currently featuring a wonderful exhibit dedicated to Viola, on display until May 12 – admission is free. CKCU arts reporter Barb Gray interviews Juno winner Kellylee Evans.
Morceau de Bintou
Jah Youssouf - Son Son Son
We Shall Overcome
Martin Luther King - We Shall Overcome
Wade in the Water
The Staple Singers - Freedom Highway
Celebrating Viola Desmond: A conversation with Wanda Robson, Adrian Harewood and Ken Ross.
Singing for Viola
Chris White and the Afro-Métis Nation - Constitution Canadian
Think on Me
Portia White - Think on Me Canadian
7:50 am Arts Report Part I with Barbara Gray; interview with Kellylee Evans
8:00 am BBC News
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Kellylee Evans - Nina Canadian
8:06 am Arts Report Part II with Barbara Gray
Song Inside My Head
Chris White - Music All Around Canadian
Movin' On
Dean Batstone - Broken Canadian