Black History Canada

Black History Canada is a portal containing content, links and resources for teaching about Black history in Canada.

Written by Canada’s History Society 

Posted August 24, 2011

This portal offers teachers a comprehensive selection of content and resources relating to Black history in Canada. The material is organized into different topics, ranging from enslavement to arts and culture and covering a variety of historical problems, achievements, events and people along the way. Suggested external links point teachers in the right direction for a more in-depth investigation of certain topics.

Black History Canada also includes a 12 page education guide for high-school teachers, drawing from Lawrence Hill’s award-winning novel The Book of Negroes, which includes historical background and suggested discussion questions for the classroom.

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