b'WeareBlack HistoryBlack Excellence is on display in the halls of Citadel High. The school is honouring the students of African descent by posting their photos alongside their plans for post-secondary education in the main lobby. Organized by the African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker, the display is a way for the school to celebrate the accomplishments of current students during African Heritage Month.What does this recognition mean? Find out in this video. African Nova Scotians of Influence Who is behind the #AfricanNovaScotiansofInfluence campaign? Her name is Damini Awoyiga and shes a Grade 8 student at Madeline Symonds Middle School.During the month of February, Damini took it upon herself to highlight and celebrate a number of inspirational and influential African Nova Scotians on Twitter. Her profiles have been widely shared throughout Nova Scotia and even across Canada.Damini is also a young poet. Recently, she was asked to recite her latest poem, Together We Stand, at the opening of African Heritage Month at the Black Cultural Centre, at a Halifax Chamber of Commerce lunch and in various HRCE classrooms (virtually). Her work was also featured by several media outlets, including CBCs The National (right) and CBC Kids News. Meanwhile, Damini is using her voice and social media platform to amplifyother African Nova Scotians of Influence. Learn why in this story.click above to view Daminis full campaignREGIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS REPORT | WINTER 2021 3'