The Chat with Shauntay Grant and Eva Campbell
This week we’re in conversation with the creators of Africville, a picture book nominated last year for the Governor General's Award for Literature …
Picture Books for Black History Month
A perfect opportunity to highlight these excellent books which celebrate Black heroes and Black culture.
Gallery: Daddy Hall by Tony Miller
A selection of linocuts from this unflinching portrait of a remarkable African-Canadian.
In the Lion's Den: Being Black in Canada
An excerpt from B. Denham Jolly's new memoir, In the Black.
New Books on Black History
New books underlining the richness and diversity of Black history in Canada.
Negotiating a Black Vernacular in Children’s Literature
Shauntay Grant on what makes language sing in North Preston, NS.
Black Power in 1960s' Montreal and the Congress of Black Writers
The Montreal Congress of Black Writers took place over four days in 1968, and represented a landmark shift in Canadian Black consciousness. In his book, Fear …
Notes from a Children's Librarian: Books for Black History Month
Julie Booker shares a reading list about Canadian black history.