Environmental Racism Remains a Reality in Canada

Ecojustice | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Impact

Turning a blind eye to the links between race, socio-economic status, and environmental risks doesn't make the issue any less real. The fact is, environmentally harmful activities take place in some communities more than others. The proposed Act to Address Environmental Racism in Nova Scotia is a powerful step in that direction.

How My Brother Built a Beacon to All Black Canadians

Donald Oliver | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada
Donald Oliver

2013-02-01-FERGIEJENKINSBANNER.jpg My brother was a remarkable person -- a gifted preacher, a champion of education, and a powerful advocate for the rights of Blacks. If there was one event that angered my brother more than any other, it was the tragic demise of "Africville." No attempt was made to save that Halifax Black community.

Hiring Of White Woman For Historical Halifax Black Community Foundation Sparks Controversy

CP | John Lewandowski, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - The hiring of a white woman as executive director of the Africville Heritage Trust, a body created to redress the destruction of a Halifax-a...