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Viola Desmond's Canada a history of blacks and racial segregation in the promised land —Reynolds, Graham, 1944- author.
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2018
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In 1946, a Black Halifax businesswoman, Viola Desmond, was wrongfully arrested for sitting in a white's-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. In 2010, sixty-four years later, the Nova Scotia govern...

Black heritage —Livesey, Robert.

Provides information on Black Canadians who contributed to Canada's history and culture. Includes activities.

Viola Desmond : her life and times —Reynolds, Graham, 1944- author.

"For many Canadians, the first introduction to Viola Desmond will have been was seeing her portrait on the new $10 banknote. Those who are familiar with her life know that she was wrongfully arrested in 1946 for refusing...

Viola Desmond's Canada : a history of blacks and racial segregation in the promised land —Reynolds, Graham, 1944- author.

In 1946, a Black Halifax businesswoman, Viola Desmond, was wrongfully arrested for sitting in a white's-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. In 2010, sixty-four years later, the Nova Scotia govern...

Policing Black lives : state violence in Canada from slavery to the present —Maynard, Robyn, author.

"Policing Black Bodies is a timely and much-needed exposure of historical and contemporary practices of state-sanctioned violence against Black lives in Canada. This groundbreaking work dispels many prevailing myths that...

Black experiences

"From enslaved people during the eras of New France and British North America, to the community of Africville in Nova Scotia, this program examines a variety of Black experiences from Canada's history. Learn about those ...

Freedom's land Canada and the underground railroad

Told through manuscripts, letters and dramatic reconstructions, this is the story of the incredible exodus of thousands of African-Americans to Canada in the 1850's. Elise Harding-Davis, Curator at the North American Bla...

Hymn to freedom. [Part II], Against the tides : the Jones family (Nova Scotia)

Discusses the waves of immigrants who eventually contributed to the formation of the province of Nova Scotia. Some brought the behaviours and attitudes of the Southern United States and, with that, the practice of slaver...

Freedom's land Canada and the Underground Railroad

Told through manuscripts, letters and dramatic reconstructions, this is the story of how Canada and the Underground Railroad became the focal point of the anti-slavery movement in the decade leading to the American Civil...

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