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Black History Month Reading List

 

February is Black History Month.  During Black History Month, Canadians celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much help make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. 

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Library services has put together a Black History Month Reading list with resources for staff and students to read (print and online).  

 

Bristow, P. (1994). We’re rooted here and they can’t pull us up: Essays in African Canadian  

women’s history. University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. 

eBook 

 

Cole, D. (2020). The skin we're in: A year of black resistance and power. Doubleday Canada. 

Print book  

Audiobook

 

Diverlus, R., Hudson, S., & Ware, S. M. (Eds.). (2020). Until we are free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada. University of Regina Press. 

Print book

 

French, W. (Ed.). (2019). Black Writers Matter. University of Regina Press. 

Print book

 

Imani, B., & Le, M. (2018). Modern HERstory : Stories of women and nonbinary people rewriting history. Ten Speed Press. 

Print book

 

Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an antiracist. One world. 

Print book 

Audiobook

 

Maynard, R. (2017). Policing Black lives: State violence in Canada from slavery to the present. Fernwood Publishing. 

Print book 


Nelson, C. (2010). Ebony roots, northern soil: Perspectives on blackness in Canada. Cambridge  

Scholars Publishing.  

eBook

 

Oluo, I. (2019). So you want to talk about race. Hachette UK. 

Print book

 

Reynolds, G., & Robson, W. (2018). Viola Desmond: Her life and times. Roseway Publishing. 

Print book

 

Robinson, P. (2016). You can't touch my hair: And other things I still have to explain. Penguin. 

Print book

 

Shakur, T. (2009). The rose that grew from concrete. MTV Books.  

Print book 

 

Access Notes:  

  • When accessing online resources, you may be prompted to log in with your Sask Polytech username and password first.  
  • For more information on accessing online resources above, please visit the EBSCO information page here. 
  • To request a book for Pickup, click the Request for Pickup option.
  • For more information on library materials pick up visit: https://saskpolytech.ca/library/materials-pickup.aspx  

 

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