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Upcoming Events

Posted by africville on January 15, 2020

Please view our events calendar for more information on each event

Weymouth Screening: Africville Can’t Stop Now

Posted by Steven Morrison on January 12, 2020

Join us for a free screening of Africville: Can’t Stop Now on February 17th at 11am at Sissiboo Landing in Weymouth, Nova Scotia. We’d love to see you!  

Sliding Through Africville

Posted by Steven Morrison on

Please join us on February 17th, 2020 at 10am on the grounds of the Africville Museum and the Africville Park for the first ever Sliding Through Africville event! Bring your sleds and celebrate Africville with some great winter fun, and tasty hot chocolate as well. Weather permitting.


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. Jaunita 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