Being Black in Alberta

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN SETTLERS IMPORTANT, BUT OVERLOOKED PART OF ALBERTA HISTORY

Metro Calgary Published on Feb 1, 2013


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My Home Is Over Jordan – southern Alberta’s Black Pioneers

BY CHERYL FOGGO


THE RESOLUTE SETTLERS

BRENNAN, BRIAN
CALGARY HERALD
21 FEB, 1999


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THE BLACK PEOPLE IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

THE LOST COMMUNITY OF AMBER VALLEY, AB

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Assembling Auntie

Alberta Views • Jan/Feb 2009


BEING BLACK IN ALBERTA

It is important to examine what it means to be Black in Alberta and Canada at large.


The Hour Has Come

Claudren Harold
New Negro Politics in the Jim Crow South
University of Georgia Press, 2016


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OBADIAH PLACE, AMBER VALLEY


COMMEMORATING AFRICAN AMERICAN SETTLEMENT IN ALBERTA