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Anti-Racism Resources: Racism in Nova Scotia and Canada

This guide provides resources on anti-racism. It was developed in consultation with NSCC's Office of Human Rights and Equity Services.

Racism in Nova Scotia and Canada



APTN News. (2020, November 9). Racism lives here too [Video].

Racism has made headlines around the world throughout 2020. In Nova Scotia, racism has shaped the history of Mi’kmaw and Black people for over 400 years.

Africentric Learning Institute (ALI). (2021, May 6). Living in my skin: Experience of Black youth with anti-Black racism in Nova Scotia [Video].

This is a short documentary video by Black high school students in Nova Scotia, Canada. The videos were shot by other high school students using their cell phones.


Akintokun, G. (2020, June 2). Once upon a Black Halifax [Video].

Once Upon A Black Halifax captures the history of the Black community in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It talks about what it was like as they struggled to gain acceptance in the society at that time.

Page, E., Daniel, I., Waldron, I., Two Weeks Notice, & Collective Eye Films. (2019). There's something in the water [Video]. Collective Eye Films.