Understanding the long and incredible history of Black Canadians requires more than just a month of reflection and celebration.
February may be Black History Month, but uncovering Black history is an everyday effort for many Canadian organizations. Small non-profits, city-funded arts initiatives, and organizing committees alike are constantly trying to promote a deeper understanding of Canada’s Black history and culture, something that’s lacking among many in both the general public and the social impact world.
Here are four Canadian organizations doing that important work:
Amherstburg Freedom Museum
One of the most significant artifacts at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum to Mary-Katherine Whelan, the curator, is known as a lashing ring. This iron band was embedded in a tree on the property of Colonel Matthew Elliot, a local militi
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