Viola Davis Desmond was an Black Nova Scotian who was granted a posthumous pardon, the first to be granted in Canada. The gov't of Nova Scotia also apologized for convicting her for tax evasion, when, in fact, she was resisting a "whites only
Today in Black History, - Thelma Johnson Streat was the first African American woman to have a painting exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, in For more info, check out today's notes!
Then and Now activity.maybe recreate for education- what it looked like then and now? Or maybe now and in the future? Have students envision how technology will change the classroom and careers in education?
Elijah McCoy invented an oil-dripping cup for trains. Other inventors tried to copy McCoy's oil-dripping cup. But none of the other cups worked as well as his, so customers started asking for "the real McCoy." That's where the expression comes from.
This rare painting of a slave by Canadian artist François Malépart de Beaucourt, titled “Portrait of a Haitian Woman,” currently hangs at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. It is believed that de Beaucourt completed the work in Saint Domingue, the French c
Michaëlle Jean 55 - former Governor General of Canada made history as the first governor general from the Caribbean and the first Black woman governor general. These days she has transitioned to her natural curlies.