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Clifton Ruggles commemorated

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Olivia Rovinescu, Director of Concordia's Centre for Teaching and Learning Services and the widow of Art Education lecturer Clifton ruggles port. Ruggles, was touched to find that her husband's influence continues to be felt.

At the official launch at Montreal's City Hall of Black History Month on February 2, a video was shown and a biography read on his life as a teacher, activist, artist and social historian. In addition, Rovinescu and their daughters were invited to unveil the official poster for Black History Month, Ruggles' painting Outsider Blues.

At another ceremony, Ruggles will be posthumously awarded the Certificate of Honour by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

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