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Africville

the life and death of a Canadian Black community

by Donald H. J. Clairmont

  • 38 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Canadian Scholars" Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africville (Halifax, N.S.),
  • Halifax (N.S.),
  • Nova Scotia,
  • Halifax,
  • Halifax.
    • Subjects:
    • Blacks -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax -- Social conditions -- 20th century.,
    • Relocation (Housing) -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax.,
    • Urban renewal -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax.,
    • Black Canadians -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax -- Social conditions.,
    • Black Canadians -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax -- Relocation.,
    • Africville (Halifax, N.S.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.,
    • Halifax (N.S.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-307).

      StatementDonald H. Clairmont and Dennis William Magill.
      ContributionsMagill, Dennis W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1039.5.H17 C55 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 307 p. :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL92520M
      ISBN 101551300931
      LC Control Number99202961
      OCLC/WorldCa36989807


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— Resource Links. Review. Praise for Africville: Winner, 5/5(5). Africville was a primarily Black community located on the south shore of the Bedford Basin, on the outskirts of Halifax.

The first records of a Black presence in Africville date back toand it continued Africville book exist for years after that. Over that time, hundreds of individuals and families lived there and built a thriving, close-knit. Africaville: A Novel Hardcover – Decem #N#Jeffrey Colvin (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jeffrey Colvin Page.

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Jeffrey Colvin (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions/5(17). Africville, a historic black community that was located on the shores of Nova Scotia, is described from a child’s perspective in this nostalgic picture book.

“Take me to the end of the ocean,” begins this homage. The artwork, in brightly colored oil and pastel on canvas, combines past and : Shauntay Grant. A Africville book book in which a young girl imagines Africville book community of Africville in Nova Scotia, picturing the houses, the people, Africville book community.

The story provides a poetic look at the lost community, while the afterward provides more context regarding the racism and Africville book perpetuated by the city of Halifax to the people of Africville, and 4/5.

The Board of Directors of the Africville Heritage Trust (AHT) is pleased to announce Juanita Peters as the new general manager of the Africville Museum. Juanita Peters is an award-winning writer and director of multiple documentaries including; Hannah’s Story, I Made A Vow and Africville Can’t Stop Now.

Remembering Africville. After years as a vibrant black community outside Halifax, its residents were forced to move and its buildings destroyed. Rewind examines the destruction of Africville. Africville is a delightful book for classrooms and public libraries looking for a gentle storybook as well Africville book tribute to the history of a Africville book that should not be forgotten.

— Resource Links Home. Inspired by Africville, a neighborhood in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Africville book intriguing and Africville book debut shines a light on a little-known Africville book experience: Africville book freed slaves from the Caribbean and.

There in Halifax, Nova Scotia, they founded a community called Africville. It was a place where they Africville book create their own community. In Black Refugees from the War of headed to Africville, too. What happened to Africville. This is the story of a young girl who goes back to visit Africville.

Africville was your typical seaside village. Populated by Africville book of Nova Scotia’s founding peoples. First came the Aboriginal settlements, later the French and British. Less widely highlighted in our history is a population that was integral to the creation Africville book what Nova Scotia is today.

Africville was on the Governor General's Literary Award shortlist for young people's literature — Africville book books and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award.

12 beautifully. Structured as a triptych, Africaville chronicles the lives of three generations of the Sebolt family—Kath Ella, her son Omar/Etienne, and her grandson Warner—whose lives unfold against the tumultuous events of the twentieth century from the Great Depression of the s, through the social protests of the s to the economic upheavals in.

Africville, the latest book by former Halifax poet laureate Shauntay Grant, is based on a poem she was inspired to write several years ago while sitting at the Africville site in Halifax’s north. Coming out of her reverie, she visits the present-day park and the sundial where her great- grandmother’s name is carved in stone, and celebrates.

But at the end of the book, Grant includes a brief summary of the fuller history, along with photos and recommended further reading. The approach makes this picture book a great option for parents looking for a gentle bedtime read and for teachers who want to share not only the history of Africville but lessons in peaceful community.

Book Reviews. Africville. by Jeffrey Colvin. New York City writer Jeffrey Colvin’s debut novel is a multi-generational tale based on the eponymous Black community north of Halifax, which was settled by Jamaican prisoners the British expelled in These exiles were eventually joined by freed slaves from the U.S.

and Black refugees. "When a young girl visits the site of Africville, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the stories she's heard from her family come to mind. She imagines what the community was once like--the brightly painted houses nestled into the hillside, the field where boys played football, the pond where all the kids went rafting, the bountiful fishing, the huge bonfires"--|cProvided by publisher.

Africville An African Nova Scotian Community Is Demolished—and Fights Back (Book): Wesley, Gloria: "The community of Africville began in the early s with the settlement of former American slaves and other black people on the Beford Basin, just north of Halifax. Over time the community grew to include a church, a school, and small businesses.

For more than years, Africville endured as a community of African Nova Scotian families. In the s, Halifax's city government decided to acquire the land and demolish the houses, destroying the community. Africville was demolished, but the spirit of the community lived on.

This book tells the story of Africville in words and pictures. It includes an account of the origins of Nova Scotia. Set in the small Nova Scotia town of Africville, settled by former slaves, Jeffrey Colvin depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn apart by blood, faith, time and fate.A richly woven story, structured as a triptych, Africville chronicles the lives of three generations of the Sebolt family—Kath Ella, her son, Omar Author: Jeffrey Colvin.

"[Africville] turns history into an engaging family story, one that begins in Nova Scotia and then travels across North America. It's a gripping and moving book, one that illuminates the lives of those too often overlooked, turns their trails into something epic.

Jeffrey Colvin writes with such affection and authority. Get this from a library. Africville. [Shauntay Grant; Eva Campbell] -- "When a young girl visits the site of Africville, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the stories she's heard from her family come to mind. She imagines what the community was once like--the brightly painted.

Africville Cook Book coming soon. Please stay tuned for more details. Read more. Learning about Africville. Visit the Africville Museum exhibits to learn about life in Africville, and the struggle for recognition following the destruction of the community.

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Africville is a sociological account of the relocation that reveals how lack of resources and inadequate planning led to devastating consequences for Africville relocatees.

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May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited. Africville (Book): Grant, Shauntay: "When a young girl visits the site of Africville, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the stories she's heard from her family come to mind. She imagines what the community was once like--the brightly painted houses nestled into the hillside, the field where boys played football, the pond where all the kids went rafting, the bountiful fishing, the huge bonfires" Africville A Novel (Book): Colvin, Jeffrey: HARPERCOLLFor readers of Lawrence Hill and George Elliott Clarke, a ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry.

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The subtitle states that Big Town is a novel of Africville, but it's more about juvenile pals, along the lines of Mark Twain's tales, with the roles of Huck, Jim, and Becky being reprised (and. Summary/Review: "When a young girl visits the site of Africville, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the stories she's heard from her family come to mind.

She imagines what the community was once like--the brightly painted houses nestled into the hillside, the field where boys played football, the pond where all the kids went rafting, the bountiful fishing, the huge bonfires." FYI- Africville Museum will be closed tomorrow, September 13th from pm, but please join us on the grounds during this time for Shauntay Grant's book launch of her newest children book, Africville.

Hope to see you all then!/5(33). As Black History Month wraps up, we look back at the Nova Scotia community of Africville.»»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://ww.

We recommend booking Africville Museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 2 Africville Museum tours on Tripadvisor/5(36).

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