The Ryerson Library can assist you in locating books, periodical articles and other materials relating to the Black experience in Canada. Contact the Library’s ASK A Librarian service for further information or for assistance with your research.
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Recent Journal Articles
African Canadian women and new world diaspora, circa 1865. Nina Reid-Maroney. Canadian Woman Studies, winter 2004, vol. 23, no. 2, p.92-96.
Black life in a nineteenth-century New Brunswick Town. Jennifer Harris. Journal of Canadian Studies. winter 2012, vol. 46, no. 1, p.138-166.
Black Loyalist directory: African Americans in exile after the American Revolution. Nova Scotia Historical Review, 1996, vol. 16, no. 1, p.163-176.
Characteristics and migration experience of Africans in Canada with specific reference to Ghanaians in Greater Toronto. Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang. Canadian Geographer, winter 1999, vol. 43, no. 4, p.400-414.
Constructing black women’s historical knowledge. Afua Cooper. Atlantis, vol. 25, no. 1, fall/winter 2000, p.39-50. HQ1180.A1 A85
Ghosts of Africville: former residents of Africville are still fighting municipal planning decisions in Nova Scotia. Denise Izzard Allen. Alternatives Journal, vol. 29, no. 1, winter 2003, p.18-19.
History of the Black church in Canada. Denise Gillard. Presbyterian Record, June 1999, vol. 123, no. 6, p.16-18.
Social identity and preferred ethnic/racial labels for Blacks in Canada. Boatswain, Sharon J.; Lalonde, Richard N. Journal of Black Psychology, May 2000, vol. 26, no. 2, p.216-234.
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The following bibliographies cite titles from the collections of a number of libraries. Ryerson’s Interlibrary Loans Service can assist you in obtaining any materials that aren’t available in the Ryerson Library.
- Anti-Slavery Issues in Canada, 1830-1870 A Selective Bibliography
- Black Canadian Studies Collection by Title (Dalhousie University Library)
- Shades of Black: The Best Books on the Black Experience in Canada. / Nancy Sparks and Jane Thornley. CM Magazine, vol. 22, no. 1, January/February, 1994.
- Works on Black Canadian History