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African Heritage / Black History Month Resources

BHM RESOURCES

If you wish to learn more about the history, culture and achievements of people of African Heritage in the Atlantic Provinces, there are a wealth of places to start (and yet still, lots of work to be done.) Tell us all the things we missed.

Africville Museum

Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia

Black Loyalist Heritage Centre

Black Cultural Society of PEI

New Brunswick Black History Society

Three Takes on Black History in Newfoundland (CBC, 2020)

Social Media Accounts

African Nova Scotian Directory (IG)

Maritime HipHop Record Label (FB)

Recent books, fonds, and other:

Amazing Black Atlantic Canadians: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Achievement – by Lindsay Ruck (Nimbus, 2021)

Other Black Heritage books from Nimbus

Lynn Jones African-Canadian & Diaspora Collection – Patrick Power Library, Saint Mary’s University

#ReadAtlantic #VOICES African-Canadian Author Video Series (Atlantic Books Today)