Black History Month is about sharing the achievements and struggles of those of African descent in Canada and around the world.
For those who really want to immerse themselves in the fascinating stories of strength and courage here are some resources, most of which are specific to Ontario, Canada.
Here is a gem of a film, by Jennifer Holness and David Sutherland, Speakers for the Dead which captures the intriguing history of small town in southern Ontario where the dead tell tales:
When you finish the documentary you may want to explore the history further. Here are some links:
Grey County Museum
102599 Grey County Rd 18, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
29251 Uncle Tom’s Road
Black History Cairn
Guelph Black History Society
St. Catherines Museum