I have been blessed by Jill Dennison as a guest on her blog. Please stop by her site and consider following this excellent blogger whom I’m proud to call ‘friend’.
Friend, author and fellow-blogger John Fioravanti graciously accepted my request to do a guest post to wrap up Black History Month! It quickly became apparent that one post was inadequate, so John has agreed to do a series of two posts about the history of African-Canadians. Today I share with you John’s excellent and informative Part I. I hope you enjoy and I know you will learn something new, for I certainly did!
Black History In Ontario – Early Years
This series of articles is inspired by the revelations of my research into Black history in Canada for Black History Month. I am impressed beyond words by the courage and resourcefulness of so many people of African ancestry that escaped to Canada as slaves or freely chose Canada as their new home. Ontario is my home province, hence the focus of this series. It is my hope that…
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