Articles of Interest

Lessons from the Past, Promises for the Future: Reflections on Historical Thinking in Canadian History

by Tom Peace on March 17, 2014

By Thomas Peace

“Our historians have almost wholly ignored the existence of slavery in Canada.”

Two weeks ago these words echoed through Fountain Commons here at Acadia University.  Historians, educators and activists had gathered for Opening the Academy: New Strategies for Exploring and Sharing African Nova Scotian Histories


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Anti-Colonial, Feminist, Anti-Racist, Pan-Africanist Champion of Good Causes by Lisa Tomlinson

Black cultural critics often acknowledge and celebrate Black political and cultural figures in the same vein, that is, without making a distinction between the cultural and political. Not surprisingly, creative work by male cultural and political advocates is more likely to dominate the list than that of their women counterparts.   READ MORE