Officially established in Canada in 1995, Black History Month provides an opportunity to
"...share and learn about the experiences, contributions, and achievements of peoples of African ancestry." - Historica Canada
"Proud of Our History"
Source: Government of Canada
February 17, 2019
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for more information.
Historica Canada: Heritage Minutes: Viola Desmond
The story of Viola Desmond, an entrepreneur who challenged segregation in Nova Scotia in the 1940s.
The Globe and Mail: "Who’s the woman on Canada’s new $10 bill? A Viola Desmond primer."
by Evan Annett, published Dec. 9, 2016.
Click here to learn about Viola Desmond
and other noteworthy Black Canadians
See our selection of Black History Month fiction and non-fiction in ebook and audiobook formats.
Search WCDSB catalogue to check the availability of these titles.