The Story of Africville via the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

“In January 1964, Halifax City Council voted to authorize the relocation of Africville residents. Before this decision was made, there was no meaningful consultation with residents of Africville to gather their views. In fact, it was later reported over 80 per cent of residents had never had contact with the Halifax Human Rights Advisory Committee, which was the group charged with consulting the community.” Matthew McRae via the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Read the full story here. 

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