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MPL : February is Black History Month

"Black History Month provides an opportunity to share and learn about the experiences, contributions and achievements of peoples of African ancestry. It was initiated in Canada by the Ontario Black History Society, which was founded in 1978.." - Historica-Dominion Institute

17 items

Beloved

Toni Morrison ; introduction by A.S. Byatt. |

North of the color line

Sarah-Jane Mathieu. |

I've got a home in glory land

Karolyn Smardz Frost. |

Jackie Robinson

Arnold Rampersad. |

Wingshooters

by Nina Revoyr. -- |

Anderson Ruffin Abbott

M. Dalyce Newby ; series editor, T.P. Morley. |

The kitchen house

Kathleen Grissom. -- |

The book of negroes

Lawrence Hill. |

Step closer

Tessa McWatt. |

The help

Kathryn Stockett. -- |

The promise

Deborah Cox. |

Ontario Black History Society

Website

Founded in 1978, the Ontario Black History Society (OBHS), is the organization in Canada that is at the forefront in the celebration of Black history and heritage with a demonstrated record in the study, preservation and promotion of Black history in Ontario. The OBHS is also the only Ontario Provincial Heritage Organization of the Ministry of Culture devoted to Black history and heritage