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Introducing: Cheryl Foggo

We would like to thank JHtheBrand (https://jillianharris.com/3-things-of-many-to-know-about-black-history-in-western-canada/)  for bringing this incredible woman to our attention, whom we now want to share with of our Zapped community! Cheryl was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta- who has dedicated her last 30 years to bringing awareness, and prioritizing Western Canadians of the African Descent. Cheryl is an award-winning filmmaker for her documentary John Ware Reclaimed, an award-winning playwright and author. John Ware Reclaimed is documentary based on John Ware – a born slave who helped start the ranching industry by bringing the first cattle to Southern Alberta.  

Cheryl is a voluntary member on many boards, and an advocate Black writers & artists, as well as an active mentor and lecturer. Cheryl who was inspired by her Mother- is an educator on racism, a role model, and is passionate about informing us about the cities past. Following this post will be links to learn more about the remarkable Cheryl Foggo.

Photo Credit : Mike Tan

https://www.northernstars.ca/cheryl-foggo/

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/compelling-calgarians-cheryl-foggo

https://www.ronfanfair.com/home/2020/3/30/4kkepa6x21s1qm0pv1b2wg8ami318d

https://twitter.com/cdfoggo

https://www.facebook.com/Cheryl-Foggo-author-page-140200542746860/

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