Black History Month
In Recent News
Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013
Madiba Is Gone; The Struggle Continues
- Isaac Saney -
On Thursday evening December 5, Nelson Mandela died at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa. The life of the man known to the anti-apartheid movement as Madiba spanned almost the entire existence of the African National Congress (ANC).
In the News
Black History Month: Canada Had Slavery?
Canada’s slave-owning history ignored, says expert Dr. Afua Cooper
For Canadians, the launch of Black History Month on Feb. 1 may bring to mind slavery and Canada’s noble legacy of emancipation through the Underground Railroad, which enabled thousands of slaves to escape to Canada (then British North America) over a 20-year period.
House at North Preston, with group of children in the foreground: Date: 2 October 1934, Photographer: Gauvin & Gentzel - NSARM neg. N-265
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