Black History Month

What do you know about Africville, Nova Scotia?

Africville was a close-knit Black community that emerged just outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia, around the mid-19th century. Racism and segregation forced Black settlers to find homes in inhospitable, undesirable land; despite this, Africville was a neighbourhood rich in culture, community, and acceptance.

What do you know about Hogan's Alley, British Columbia?

Hogan's Alley was home to the majority of Vancouver's Black community since the early 1900s. Located in Strathcona, Hogan's Alley served as a Black cultural hub for food, entertainment, art, music, and so much more!


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