They Fought to Fight
Honouring the No. 2 Construction Battalion
2016 is the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, the first and only Black Battalion in Canadian military history. These trail blazers broke down colour barriers as they fought for freedom. This program will honour their achievements with film, song, and words. Featuring a performance by the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, a screening of the film Honor Before Glory, and a discussion with local historians.
Halifax North Memorial Public Library
Saturday, February 13/2p.m.