African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia

The U.S. Consulate – Halifax made a donation of books to the new Halifax Central Library in recognition of African History Month.

On February 5th, the U.S. Consulate General-Halifax was pleased to participate in the African History Month opening ceremony, which was held at the new Halifax Central Library. Consul Scott Whitmore joined several dignitaries including the Lieutenant Governor and the Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs, in recognizing the efforts of so many to continue promoting the culture and significance of African Nova Scotians.

To mark the occasion of African Heritage Month and the opening of the new library, the Consulate donated over 75 books on African American History to the new library. The Hallelujah Praise Choir provided wonderful warm music on a snowy night in February.