African Heritage Month

February is African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. 2019 marks the 35th anniversary of African Heritage Month in Halifax.

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Susan the Sketcher: R is for Reparations Susan the Sketcher: R is for Reparations

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On February 23, the Library's volunteer artist attended the launch event for this one-of-a-kind alphabet book created by Halifax youth.
On February 23, the Library's volunteer artist attended the launch event for this one-of-a-kind alphabet book created by Halifax youth.
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"Just Show Them" "Just Show Them"

Turning Passion Into A Profession: Awakening the entrepreneurial giant inside African and Indigenous students from schools across NS.
Turning Passion Into A Profession: Awakening the entrepreneurial giant inside African and Indigenous students from schools across NS.

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Recommended Reads From 902 ManUp Recommended Reads From 902 ManUp

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This book list was put together by members of the local, community-led organization, 902 ManUp.
This book list was put together by members of the local, community-led organization, 902 ManUp.
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Gallery: Lift Every Voice 4 Gallery: Lift Every Voice 4

On February 20, we enjoyed a talented line-up of stars presented by ANSMA with the 4th annual gala performance, Lift Every Voice.
On February 20, we enjoyed a talented line-up of stars presented by ANSMA with the 4th annual gala performance, Lift Every Voice.
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African Nova Scotian Faith African Nova Scotian Faith

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Explore the rich African Nova Scotian history of church, community, and spirituality with these books, movies, and CDs.
Explore the rich African Nova Scotian history of church, community, and spirituality with these books, movies, and CDs.
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Gallery: Turning Passion to a Profession Gallery: Turning Passion to a Profession

On February 22, students in Grades 8-12 engaged in a powerful and inspiring session with successful African Nova Scotian entrepreneurs.
On February 22, students in Grades 8-12 engaged in a powerful and inspiring session with successful African Nova Scotian entrepreneurs.
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Gallery: African-American Read In Gallery: African-American Read In

On February 6, we turned the pages together at Cole Harbour Public Library to celebrate African-American authors and illustrators.
On February 6, we turned the pages together at Cole Harbour Public Library to celebrate African-American authors and illustrators.
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Gallery: African-Canadian Women Doing… Gallery: African-Canadian Women Doing…

On February 11, the Black and Immigrant Women's Network joined us to celebrate the achievements of African-Canadian women doing business.
On February 11, the Black and Immigrant Women's Network joined us to celebrate the achievements of African-Canadian women doing business.
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African Nova Scotian Publications African Nova Scotian Publications

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A collection of magazines, newsletters, and directories from African Nova Scotian community organizations and businesses.
A collection of magazines, newsletters, and directories from African Nova Scotian community organizations and businesses.
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Young Adult Black Fiction Young Adult Black Fiction

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These Fiction books for teens, by and about persons of African Descent, are fantastic year-round reads.
These Fiction books for teens, by and about persons of African Descent, are fantastic year-round reads.
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Black Leaders For Change Black Leaders For Change

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These children's books are inspired by history-making Black leaders and current HRM Councillor, Lindell Smith.
These children's books are inspired by history-making Black leaders and current HRM Councillor, Lindell Smith.
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Social Justice & Current Affairs Social Justice & Current Affairs

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Powerful voices in the African Nova Scotian community lend insight into the ongoing struggle for social, economic and civil rights justice.
Powerful voices in the African Nova Scotian community lend insight into the ongoing struggle for social, economic and civil rights justice.
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African Heritage: Canadian Fiction African Heritage: Canadian Fiction

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Enjoy new releases and longtime favourites by African-Canadian authors.
Enjoy new releases and longtime favourites by African-Canadian authors.
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