Learn about Africville, an African-Canadian village located just north of Halifax and founded in the mid-18th century. This article describes the origins and history of the community, as well as its unique culture and eventual destruction.
A 2019 report from Amnesty International about anti-Black racism in Canada. It gives examples of how racism is part of our Justice system and states that we have ignored the problem and continue to do so.
Information from the Government of Canada about the rights of Indigenous People. For many decades, First Nations people were not provided with full access to human rights protection – due in part to section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act. The legislation was finally repealed in 2008; this means that First Nations individuals can now make complaints of discrimination to the Canadian Human Rights Commission.