As a social worker and educator, and as a person with relatives and friends who are former residents, Wanda Lauren Taylor is well positioned to write The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children: The Hurt, the Hope, and the Healing.
“Redemption Song” is one of the greatest hymns composed by humanity. And it was born in Nova Scotia.
Stories of young women, girls really, who left so much behind and took a huge risk
Tynes’ work illuminated the importance of a Black heritage that had been marginalized
Documentary film maker Sylvia D. Hamilton’s new poetry collection turns her lens on the histories of Black Nova Scotians Sylvia D. Hamilton is a Gemini-winning Nova Scotian filmmaker and writer with an abiding interest in understanding history, especially Black history, and bringing that understanding to her audience. Her films include: Black Mother Black Daughter; Speak It! From the Heart of Black Nova Scotia; Portia White: Think On Me; and The Little Black School House. Hamilton is an assistant professor at the University of King’s College in Halifax. And I Alone…