#BlackHistoryMonth : Saint Firmin Monestime: From Haiti to Mattawa
THE SURPRISING STORY OF CANADA’S FIRST BLACK MAYOR
In the 1950s, fate led Dr. Saint Firmin Monestime from Haiti to Mattawa, in Northern Ontario. He would become the very first black mayor elected in Canada.
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