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Black heritage —Livesey, Robert.

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

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 ...

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.
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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...

Until we are free : reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada

"An anthology of writing addressing the most urgent issues facing the Black community in Canada. The killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012 by a white assailant inspired the Black Lives Matter movement, which quickly spread o...

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...

Elijah of Buxton —Curtis, Christopher Paul.

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen m...

Elijah of Buxton —Curtis, Christopher Paul.

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has...

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...

The kids book of black Canadian history —Sadlier, Rosemary.

From the first Black person who came to Canada about 400 years ago to the most recent wave of African immigrants, Black Canadians have played an important role in our country's history and have helped make our nation wha...

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