African Heritage & Culture

African Heritage Month

African Nova Scotian Newspapers and Newsletters

Learn more about the Library's collection of historical and current African Nova Scotian press in the form of newspapers and newsletters.

African Heritage Month Photo Gallery

African Heritage Moment moments: From Opening Night to Lift Every Voice, this gallery is where you'll find our #AHM2020 event photos.

Artist Talk: Shauntay Grant as Playwright

Feb 27th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Step behind the scenes with one of Canada's innovative, award-winning writers, Shauntay Grant, and take a look into the creative process.

Guest Blog: The Remembering Africville Source Guide

Halifax Municipal Archives has digitized the records in their holdings pertaining to Africville. Learn more about this resource.

African Heritage: 20 Fiction Titles You Don't Want to Miss

In celebration of African Heritage Month, we're highlighting a selection of recently published fiction by Black authors.

African Canadian Heritage - Young Adult

These African Canadian Heritage titles have been selected for teens.

Coretta Scott King Award Winners

Celebrate African Heritage Month with these recent award-winning titles.

Nova Scotia Heritage Day: Africville

This year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day (February 17th) honours Africville. These stories for kids shine a light on its history.

African Heritage: Middle Grade

These middle grade novels share the stories of characters of African Descent.

African Heritage - Digital Books for Kids

Enjoy this collection of e-books and audiobooks about African heritage and history.

African Heritage: Picture Books to Enjoy

Celebrate and honour African Heritage Month with these fun and educational picture books for kids.

The Community of Africville

Explore history, music, poetry, and storytelling set within the community of Africville.

February E-Read Feature: No Holds, No Waitlists

Throughout African Heritage Month, e-read Mayann Francis: An Honourable Life, on OverDrive. No holds, no waitlists.

Recent in African Nova Scotian Collection

Explore these recent releases written by and about African Nova Scotians (2018-2019).

Social Media Moments: Join the Conversation

Click through to view posts on social media, and share your own moments @hfxpublib on Twitter, Instagram, and Facbeook. #AHM2020
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