February has been designated Black history month, and we have a rich history here in Canada. Here’s some great resources to learn more.
Black History Canada has a large amount of information – from timelines, to famous names in arts and culture, to a printable educational quiz, to summaries of key events in black history. They also have a downloadable Black History Education guide.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada has a Canadian Black History Virtual Museum and Treasure Hunt game.
The Virtual Museum of Canada has a series of slides and printable information panels about the Underground Railroad and the journey into Canada.
Ontario Black History Online has compiled a collection of archives that share information on people, places, books, oral history and more.
York University has put together a great presentation of art, culture, literature, film, and other arts through their African Canadian Online.