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Aaliyah Arab-Smith Aaliyah is a descendant of Wilhemina “Lully” and John Byers (great grandparents), and Betty Arab (grandmother). She is a graduate of Kings Edgehill School in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Ms. Arab-Smith will be attending Dalhousie University this fall where she has been accepted into the Bachelor of Science, Medical Sciences program. Portia Wright Portia
We recognize the importance of celebrating our community. We will be starting a project to highlight former Africville residents and their stories on our social media. If you would like to be included in this project, or you would like to nominate your parent, grandparent, or relative, please email email@example.com or call 902-455-6558 for more
We are extremely grateful for your support in helping tell an important part of Black history in Nova Scotia. You can donate using one of the following options: – Online payments can be made through our partners at canadahelps.org, here. You can also set up recurring monthly payments if you wish to continue your support.
Due to the spread of COVID-19, the Africville Museum will close to the public.
Please stay tuned for more details.
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! http://ggbooks.ca Thursday, August 23rd 2018 Africville Film Release, please see below for more details! Africville Film Release 2018 Saturday, August 11th 2018 NEW- Africville in
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
“On behalf of the Halifax Regional Municipality, I apologize to the former Africville residents and their descendants for what they have…
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
The former residents of a bulldozed black community and their descendants have received an official
Brenda Steed-Ross, a former resident of Africville and the founder of the Africville Genealogy Society, was moved to tears during
Africville, the former black settlement in north-end Halifax, was first settled in the 1830s when former American slaves and
The replica of Nova Scotia’s historic Africville church was revealed Sunday, but