Use this guide to kick-start or deepen learning about Black history, including with information that focuses on Manitoba and Canada. Find resources that share general histories and timelines; that highlight specific historical events; biographies; and discussions and stories about different Black peoples' experiences in Canada and the United States.
Visit the four pages of book suggestions that highlight just some of the items available to borrow from the Library. You may also be interested in visiting our Racism & Anti-Racism and Words Matter (anti-oppression terms) Info Guides, linked below.
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SUMMARY: Google document maintained by Huda Hussan. "This is a collection of multiple resources to help illuminate the context of black life and black history in Canada because “crowd-sourced syllabi are acts of resistance.” This hashtag was developed by Anthony Morgan, a lawyer and community advocate, after questions surrounding the necessity of Black Lives Matter Toronto sparked off after the group’s protests at Pride on July 5th."
SOURCE: Library and Archives Canada
SUMMARY: An extensive list of resources, including: Research at Library and Archives Canada, research in published sources, and
research at other institutions and online