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The Coloured Hockey League of the Maritimes (1890s-1920s)   Nova Scotian Black Hockey Team, ca. 1910 Nova Scotia is considered the place of origin of modern ice hockey.

The Coloured Hockey League of the Maritimes (1890s-1920s) Nova Scotian Black Hockey Team, ca. 1910 Nova Scotia is considered the place of origin of modern ice hockey.

Africville Sea-Sides hockey team, 1921. Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame collection, Halifax

Africville Sea-Sides hockey team, 1921. Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame collection, Halifax

The First Black Ice Hockey Players - 1820 to 1870  (From the book): "For it was Black hockey players in the later half of the nineteenth century whose style of play and innovations helped shape the sport, effectively changing the game of hockey forever." Page 12. #Blackhistory

The First Black Ice Hockey Players - 1820 to 1870 (From the book): "For it was Black hockey players in the later half of the nineteenth century whose style of play and innovations helped shape the sport, effectively changing the game of hockey forever." Page 12. #Blackhistory

This short film depicts Africville, a small black settlement that lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the 1960s, the families there were uprooted and their homes demolished in the name of urban renewal and integration. More than 20 years later, the site of the community of Africville is a stark, under-utilized park. Former residents, their descendants and some of the decision-makers speak out.

This short film depicts Africville, a small black settlement that lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the 1960s, the families there were uprooted and their homes demolished in the name of urban renewal and integration. More than 20 years later, the site of the community of Africville is a stark, under-utilized park. Former residents, their descendants and some of the decision-makers speak out.

'The Black Presence in Halifax is Profound' Photography exhibit chronicles African-Canadian culture, history  (Halifax Media Co-Op 20 February 2013)

'The Black Presence in Halifax is Profound' Photography exhibit chronicles African-Canadian culture, history (Halifax Media Co-Op 20 February 2013)

Lee Sievan (1907-1990). San Juan Hill. 1939. Museum of the City of New York. 92.70.1.

Lee Sievan (1907-1990). San Juan Hill. 1939. Museum of the City of New York. 92.70.1.

@ Lincoln Hills Resort, 1920s. Before WW2, the Lincoln Hills Country Club was a renowned vacation development that was built by and catered to African Americans in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

@ Lincoln Hills Resort, 1920s. Before WW2, the Lincoln Hills Country Club was a renowned vacation development that was built by and catered to African Americans in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

, Absolutely One Of The Most Powerful Civil War Images  -  Federal Soldier with apparently His his young servant who is no more then 8-10 yrs old.

, Absolutely One Of The Most Powerful Civil War Images - Federal Soldier with apparently His his young servant who is no more then 8-10 yrs old.

William Hall, VC.  The son of former slaves, William Hall was the first black man, the first from Nova Scotia, and only the third Canadian to win the Victoria Cross.  An able seaman in the Royal Navy, he served with the Naval Brigade at the battles of Inkerman and Sevastopol in the Crimea.  In 1857, he again served with the Naval Brigade, where he was awarded the VC for heroically continuing to service his naval gun under fire during the relief of Lucknow. He retired a petty officer.

William Hall, VC. The son of former slaves, William Hall was the first black man, the first from Nova Scotia, and only the third Canadian to win the Victoria Cross. An able seaman in the Royal Navy, he served with the Naval Brigade at the battles of Inkerman and Sevastopol in the Crimea. In 1857, he again served with the Naval Brigade, where he was awarded the VC for heroically continuing to service his naval gun under fire during the relief of Lucknow. He retired a petty officer.

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