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The Rural Access to Physical Activity (RAPA) Action Team made this video in order to show people from other communities the challenge of getting around East Preston actively and safely, the impact the situation has on the community.... Read full article
by African Nova Scotian Youth Lab on December 05, 2019
Social Innovation Lab for African Nova Scotian Youth opportunities (HRM)
by African Nova Scotian Youth Lab on December 05, 2019
Attached is the African Nova Scotian Youth Lab's Report for its first phase of work. The Lab's work began in January 2019 and continued through until August.... Read full article
by Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia on December 03, 2019
The Board of Directors and Staff of the Black Cultural Society / Centre along with Board Chair, Craig Smith and Executive Director, Russell Grosse, offer sincere condolences on the passing this week of a community Historian, Leader and Trailblazer.... Read full article
by Nova Scotia on November 07, 2019
Order of Nova Scotia Recipient 2019: Dr. Elizabeth Cromwell (Posthumous) C.M. [Birchtown]
by Nova Scotia on November 07, 2019
Dr. Elizabeth Cromwell, C.M. is an African Nova Scotian and a Black Loyalist descendant of great strength, vision and perseverance. She spent the majority of her career as a Caseworker Supervisor with the Shelburne County Children’s Aid Society. ... Read full article
by Nova Scotia on November 07, 2019
Order of Nova Scotia Recipient 2019: Francis Dorrington [New Glasgow]
by Nova Scotia on November 07, 2019
Growing up in a racially segregated Nova Scotia in the 1930’s and 40’s, Francis Dorrington wasn’t able to drink coke with his teammates in a restaurant after winning a basketball game. ... Read full article
by Nova Scotia College of Social Workers on October 31, 2019
We recognize outstanding achievements in social work at our annual awards banquet. We celebrated our social work award winners at the 2019 Conference & AGM. Nova Scotia social workers who meet the criteria for these awards...... Read full article
by Amplify East on October 04, 2019
Bridget Williams shares with Amplify East
by Amplify East on October 04, 2019
Bridget is from the community of East Preston and was coming home to die (Stage 4 Cancer). She turned her situation into something victorious by creating 21 self-help books to help others. ... Read full article
by Victor NYANGULE on September 12, 2019
THE FEAR CURE
by Victor NYANGULE on September 12, 2019
What would life be if you had no courage to attempt anything? I’m asking you. As you muse over your answer, another man said, “We are more often frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. ... Read full article
by Victor NYANGULE on August 21, 2019
Song Review: Family Man by Alex "Cunny" Ross
by Victor NYANGULE on August 21, 2019
Alex "Cunny" Ross, known for his Family Over Fame campaign made a comeback with Family Man after releasing She's Down in January 23, 2017 and HIP-HOP that featured Mikaylaa States in May 2015.... Read full article
by Africville Heritage Trust on August 02, 2019
The Africville Heritage Trust Scholarship Recipients
by Africville Heritage Trust on August 02, 2019
The following individuals are the recipients of the 2019 Africville Heritage Trust Scholarship. Each candidate has been awarded a scholarship of $1000... Read full article
by Kilah "Ki” Rolle on June 11, 2019
This Is North Preston: A Community Response
by Kilah "Ki” Rolle on June 11, 2019
My intention was to write review of the documentary film This Is North Preston, but when I learned that there were residents of North Preston who were protesting the Halifax showings of the film, I decided to expand my research scope.... Read full article
by Black Educators Association on May 13, 2019
BEA’s 13th Annual Regional Educators Program Provincial Spelling BEE finishes with winning word ‘A-F-F-E-C-T-A-T-I-O-N’!... Read full article
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