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Saturday, January 5 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Why it's important to get immigration reporting right: a historic case study

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"We Want No Dark Spots in Alberta." "Petition Protesting Negro Immigration Numerously Signed." "NEGRO INVASION." These are some of the headlines that accompanied early Black settlers in 1900s Alberta. This session will discuss reporting on this wave of immigration and the lessons it brings for modern immigration reporting. 

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Bashir Mohamed

Writer, Freelance
Bashir Mohamed is an Edmonton-based writer. He is interested in Alberta's history and how those legacies connect to the present. Currently, he works as a civil servant and spends his free time cycling or researching historic stories. 


Saturday January 5, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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