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Museum Closure

Posted by africville on March 14, 2020

Due to the spread of COVID-19, the Africville Museum will close to the public.


Posted by africville on January 12, 2019

Africville in the news

Posted by africville on August 11, 2018

  Wednesday, October 3rd 2018 Please help us congratulate Shauntay Grant for the nomination of a Governor Generals Literary Award for her newest children’s book, Africville. Congratulations, Shauntay!   Thursday, August 23rd 2018 Africville Film Release, please see below for more details! Africville Film Release 2018   Saturday, August 11th 2018 NEW- Africville in

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Welcome, Ms. Juanita Peters

Posted by africville on April 23, 2018

  For Immediate Release April 23, 2018   The Board of Directors of the Africville Heritage Trust (AHT) is pleased to announce Juanita Peters as the new general manager of the Africville Museum. Juanita Peters is an award-winning writer and director of multiple documentaries including; Hannah’s Story, I Made A Vow and Africville Can’t Stop

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The Apology

Posted by africville on October 24, 2012

“On behalf of the Halifax Regional Municipality, I apologize to the former Africville residents and their descendants for what they have…

Africville Declared a National Historic Site

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When dump trucks roared in to ship Africville residents out, it seemed like a good idea to city planners. By the 1960s, years of neglect and racism had