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African/Black Nova Scotian Resources

These are resources on African/Black Canadian & Nova Scotian history, communities, & culture, as well as important resources on people of African descent. It was developed in consultation with members of the African/Black Nova Scotian community at NSCC.

African Heritage Month 2021

African Heritage Month 2021

"Nova Scotia has over 50 historic African Nova Scotian communities with a long, deep, and complex history dating back over 200 years. African Heritage Month provides us with another opportunity to celebrate our culture, legacy, achievements, and contributions of our people – past and present." From the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia.

Resources Celebrating African Heritage Month



The International Decade for People of African Descent

2015-2024 is The International Decade for People of African Descent. This was proclaimed by the United Nations, General Assembly.

logo for UN's International Decade for People of African Descent

Off-Campus Access

In order to support NSCC students, staff and faculty teaching and learning from home, the majority of the resources listed here are electronic. These include e-books, articles, videos and websites. You can use NSCC Libraries' e-resources off-site by logging in with your w# and password (the same login information you use for your NSCC email). Please see the eBook Guide for help viewing and borrowing eBooks.