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.
Cole, D. (2020). The skin we're in: A year of black resistance and power. Doubleday Canada.
Diverlus, R., Hudson, S., & Ware, S. M. (Eds.). (2020). Until we are free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada. University of Regina Press.
French, W. (Ed.). (2019). Black Writers Matter. University of Regina Press.
Imani, B., & Le, M. (2018). Modern HERstory : Stories of women and nonbinary people rewriting history. Ten Speed Press.
Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an antiracist. One world.
Maynard, R. (2017). Policing Black lives: State violence in Canada from slavery to the present. Fernwood Publishing.
Nelson, C. (2010). Ebony roots, northern soil: Perspectives on blackness in Canada. Cambridge
Oluo, I. (2019). So you want to talk about race. Hachette UK.
Reynolds, G., & Robson, W. (2018). Viola Desmond: Her life and times. Roseway Publishing.
Robinson, P. (2016). You can't touch my hair: And other things I still have to explain. Penguin.
Shakur, T. (2009). The rose that grew from concrete. MTV Books.
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