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African Canadian / People of Colour

Mother with child

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Learning Materials for Adults

Again, the road to equity begins with conversations and continual learning.  History has primarily been documented from a white male lens.  Below you will find information – provided from different lens and perspectives – that can help lead to a better understanding of how and why there is a disconnect that continues to promulgate inequities today.  * = Canadian content

Biographies and Personal Narratives:

Letters from Black Canadians (a series in *Macleans, June 2020) – https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/the-weight-of-change-should-not-rest-on-the-shoulders-of-black-people/

  • Desmond Cole
  • Andray Domise
  • Esi Edugyan
  • Lawrence Hill
  • Sandy Hudson
  • Eternity Martis
  • Rinaldo Walcott
  • Ian Williams