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Find a wide range of resources about Black history, and current experiences, with a focus on Canada. Download our Black Authors reading list with books for all ages.

Welcome to Winnipeg Public Library's Black History Info Guide. This guide shares a wide range of resources to help learn more about Black history, with a focus on Canada.  You will find articles, documentaries, short videos, and book recommendations.  Have a question?  We are here to help with your information searching.  Please be in touch.

The history of Black History Month

Book cover: Black Matters
Book cover: Queer returns : essays on multiculturalism, diaspora, and Black studies
Book cover: Shut up, you're pretty : stories
Book cover: Until we are free : reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada
Book cover: Tout ce qu'on ne te dira pas, Mongo
Book cover: I am perfectly designed
Book cover: Boonoonoonous hair!
Book cover: One step further : my story of math, the moon, and a life-long mission
Book cover: I have a dream : 52 icônes noires qui ont marqué l'histoire
Book cover: Dear Black girls

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You may also be interested in visiting our Racism & Anti-Racism and Words Matter (anti-oppression terms) Info Guides.

Image credit for card on Search Smart page: Owen Clark Collection-CFI, sourced from Winnipeg Free Press, February 21, 2016 "Longtime porter became labour leader, pillar of black community", author: Christian Cassidy.
The image is of the former Unity Pool Hall, 795 Main Street, Winnipeg.

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