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Blacks By Bridglal Pachai

in Community / Culture, History

This book documents the experience of the Blacks in the Maritimes, the difficulties they encountered and the institutions that sustained them.

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$ 14

Nova Scotia
Canada

Mayann's Train Ride By Mayann Francis

in History, Community / Culture, Children & Youth

Nine-year-old Mayann Francis and her family are travelling from their home in Cape Breton to New York City by train.

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$ 22.95

P.O. Box 9166
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada

Ride or Die By Wanda Lauren Taylor

in Community / Culture, Children & Youth

This novel is based on real-life experiences and events in small town Nova Scotia and Toronto. The story recounts how a 15-year-old Black girl finds herself beaten, emotionally abused, sold to a pimp, and working in the sex trade.

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$ 12.95

Nova Scotia
Canada

Mayann Francis: An Honourable Life

in Racism, Community / Culture, History

When Mayann Francis was named Nova Scotia’s first Black lieutenant-governor, she wondered if the community would accept her.

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$ 29.95

Nova Scotia
Canada

Righting Canada's Wrongs: Africville By Gloria Ann Wesley

in Racism, History, Community / Culture

Through historical photographs, documents, and first-person narratives, this book tells the story of Africville. It documents how the city destroyed Africville and much later apologized for it — and how the spirit of the community lives on.

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$ 34.95

Nova Scotia
Canada

Invisible Shadows By Verna Thomas

in Community / Culture, Racism, History

Invisible Shadows is Verna Thomas’ account of coming to consciousness about race in the wake of changes in education, civil rights, and black self-awareness.

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$ 17.95

Nova Scotia
Canada

There’s Something In The Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities

in Racism, Environmental

In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study.

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$ 25

Nova Scotia
Canada

Nova Scotia Black Experience Through the Centuries By Bridglal Pachai

in Racism, Community / Culture, History

The Nova Scotia Black Experience Through the Centuries is a comprehensive account of the African Nova Scotian struggle to build a vital community in the face of racial discrimination.

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$ 29.95

Nova Scotia
Canada

Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children By Wanda Taylor

in Racism, Community / Culture, History

Despite its good intentions, today the Home is mostly known for a troubling past.

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$ 17.95

Nova Scotia
Canada

The City Speaks In Drums By Shauntay Grant

in Community / Culture, Children & Youth

Two boys from North End Halifax explore their neighbourhood and the city beyond, finding music everywhere.

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$ 12.95

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada


Additonal Toursim Resources
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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