Mahone Bay man petitions province to change Negro place names

Mahone Bay man petitions province to change Negro place names

A Mahone Bay man says it’s unacceptable that Nova Scotia place names still include the word Negro and he’s asking…

N.S. recognizes Beechville as as historically significant black refugee settlement

N.S. recognizes Beechville as as historically significant black refugee settlement

Tony Ince MLA Cole Harbour – Portland Valley The Black Refugees were a large group of immigrants who settled in…

Africville 35th Reunion/Festival, July 19-29, 2018

Africville 35th Reunion/Festival, July 19-29, 2018

Organized By: Africville Heritage Trust; Africville Geneology Society Africville 35th Reunion/Festival Our Roots Run Deep …All Roads Lead Home Thursday July…

NS first province to proclaim International Decade for People of African Descent

NS first province to proclaim International Decade for People of African Descent

Nova Scotia is the first province in Canada to proclaim the International Decade for People of African Descent. We are…

New shipbuilding program for Black Nova Scotians

New shipbuilding program for Black Nova Scotians

Twenty African Nova Scotians will have the opportunity to study welding at Nova Scotia Community College A new program launched…

North Preston family finally receives title to land after decades-long battle

North Preston family finally receives title to land after decades-long battle

A family from North Preston, N.S., has finally been given title to their land, but not before the death of…

Forgotten settlement for escaped slaves, a piece of Nova Scotia heritage

Forgotten settlement for escaped slaves, a piece of Nova Scotia heritage

‘We were here a long time ago and now we can prove it,’ says Beechville resident Germaine Kandi Howe Source: Sherri…