Join Leonard Paris as he shares his engaging memoir of growing up as a Black child in Nova Scotia in the 50’s and 60’s. Len brings stories of structural racism and generational poverty that impacted every area of his life.
He works to dispel the myth that racism and discrimination were only an American experience and to create awareness that these problems continue to this day. We engage with this exciting memoir and how to bring it into your history classroom.
Helpful LinksMore information here:
Resources from Jim Crow Also Lived Here Website
Canada’s History of Segregation – African Nova Scotian Affairs
WWI And Jim Crow- The Black Past in Guelph
Canada’s Angel Complex – Black Law Students’ Association of Canada
Dr. Cutrara in conversation with Dr. Walter Greason (Monmouth University) about Dr. Afua Cooper’s book ‘The Hanging of Angelique’