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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 CBC Gem on September 26, 2019
Hear Here: A Musical Geographic - North Preston
by CBC Gem on September 26, 2019
Two kindred musical spirits delve deep into Canada's quieter corners in search of the musical soul of the nation (North Preston, N.S.).... 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 The ENRICH Project on July 08, 2019
The Africville Story Map
by The ENRICH Project on July 08, 2019
Learn about the history of Africville in the Africville Through the Years tab. ... Read full article
by The ENRICH Project on July 08, 2019
The ENRICH Project Story Map
by The ENRICH Project on July 08, 2019
The ENRICH Project Story Map provides an overview of activities and projects the ENRICH Project has been involved in over the last seven years to address environmental racism using text, maps, video, audio, and links to social media and news articles... 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
The Canadian Black History Collective (CBHC) is proud to present their inaugural historical guide - Jamaican Maroons in Halifax: A Black Canadian History Guide telling the frequently forgotten story of the Jamaican Maroons in Halifax. ... Read full article
African Nova Scotian Affairs (ANSA) will be sharing short narratives over the next four weeks about various people, history and symbolism of African Heritage. African Heritage Month Narratives – Week Three: When a woman rules, streams run uphill... Read full article
African Nova Scotian Affairs (ANSA) will be sharing short narratives over the next four weeks about various people, history and symbolism of African Heritage. African Heritage Month Narratives – Week Three: When a woman rules, streams run uphill... Read full article
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African Nova Scotian Directory - Google Local Guide
African Nova Scotian Tourism Guide
Africville Story Map
Destination Liberty: Your guide to Black Historic Travel Destinations in Nova Scotia
Historical Black Settlements in Nova Scotia (Google Map)
Jamaican Maroons in Halifax: A Black Canadian History Guide
Nova Scotia Toursim: Discover African Nova Scotia

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