Relating to African American people

Seize temps noirs pour apprendre à dire kuei

Seize temps noirs pour apprendre à dire kuei raconte ces moments et ces gestes dont on ne parle pas et qui pourtant illustrent les proximités et les solidarités entre les communautés noires et autochtones ...

Biographical Dictionary of Enslaved Black People in the Maritimes

This important book sheds light on more than 1,400 brief life histories of mostly enslaved Black people, with the goal of recovering their individual lives.

Harvey Amani Whitfield unearths the stories ...

Fire That Time

In 1969, in one of the most significant Black student protests in North American history, Caribbean students called out discriminatory pedagogical practices at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia ...

Black Matters

By (author) Afua Cooper
By (photographer) Wilfried Raussert
Categories: Poetry

Halifax’s former Poet Laureate Afua Cooper and photographer Wilfried Raussert collaborate in this book focused on everyday Black experiences. The result is a jambalaya — a dialogue between image and ...

Until We Are Free

The killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012 by a white assailant inspired the Black Lives Matter movement, which quickly spread outside the borders of the United States. The movement’s message found fertile ...

Pourin' Down Rain

By (author) Cheryl Foggo
Categories: Biography: general

The 30th anniversary edition of Cheryl Foggo’s landmark work about growing up Black on the Canadian prairies.

Cheryl Foggo came of age during the 1960s in Calgary and struggled against the many ways ...

Exile Blues

Prez grows up in the 50s in segregated Washington, DC. Street smart and skeptical, but with a code of ethics, he, like every black kid, wants to be Malcolm, Martin or a “soul brother. ” Invited to ...

What the Oceans Remember

By (author) Sonja Boon
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Life Writing

An invitation to join a family tree project inspired Sonja Boon’s journey to the heart of the histories that have shaped her identity. It was an opportunity to answer the two questions that have dogged ...

Beauty in a Box

By (author) Cheryl Thompson
Categories: Ethnic studies

One of the first transnational, feminist studies of Canada’s black beauty culture and the role that media, retail, and consumers have played in its development, Beauty in a Box widens our understanding ...

One Man Dancing

By (author) Patricia Keeney
Categories: Crime and mystery fiction

A novel about political survival, personal belief, salvation through suffering, and the transforming power of art.

One Man Dancing is based on the true story of Charles, a young Ugandan actor-dancer, growing ...