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Biographical Dictionary of Enslaved Black People in the Maritimes

by Harvey Amani Whitfield, foreword by Donald Wright
edition: Hardcover
tagged: slavery, americas, african american, reference, black studies (global)

This important book sheds light on more than 1,400 brief life histories of mostly enslaved Black people, with the goal of recovering their individual lives.

 

Harvey Amani Whitfield unearths the stories of men, women, and children who would not otherwise have found their way into written history. The individuals mentioned come from various points of …

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Unsettling the Great White North

Black Canadian History

edited by Michele A. Johnson & Funké Aladejebi
edition: Hardcover
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), african american, african studies

An exhaustive volume of leading scholarship in the field of Black Canadian history, Unsettling the Great White North highlights the diverse experiences of persons of African descent within the chronicles of Canada’s past. The book considers histories and theoretical framings within the disciplines of history, sociology, law, and cultural and gend …

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It Was Dark There All the Time

Sophia Burthen and the Legacy of Slavery in Canada

by Andrew Hunter
edition: Paperback
tagged: african american, slavery, pre-confederation (to 1867)

“My parents were slaves in New York State. My master’s sons-in-law … came into the garden where my sister and I were playing among the currant bushes, tied their handkerchiefs over our mouths, carried us to a vessel, put us in the hold, and sailed up the river. I know not how far nor how long — it was dark there all the time.”

Sophia Burth …

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Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids Volume 1

by Akilah Newton & Tami Gabay, illustrated by Danielle Murrell Cox
edition: eBook
tagged: african american, coloring
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Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids Volume 1 (2nd Edition)

by Akilah Newton & Tami Gabay, illustrated by Danielle Murrell Cox
edition: Paperback
tagged: african american, coloring
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