This factsheet brings forth stories of Canadian slavery and segregation in Canadian school systems to uplift stories that are institutionally omitted from educational curricula and forgotten in public memory. The factsheet speaks to how racism is deeply entrenched in Canadian political, economic and social systems.
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Freeman, Victoria. “‘Toronto Has No History!’ Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Historical Memory in Canada’s Largest City.” Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire Urbaine 38, no. 2 (2010): 21–35. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43560271.
Hamilton, Sylvia D., [Director]. The Little Black School House [Film]. Maroon Films, 2007. https://maroonfilmsinc.wordpress.com/2014/12/04/the-little-black-school-house/
McLaren, Kristin. "'We had no desire to be set apart': Forced Segregation of Black Students in Canada West Public Schools and Myths of British Egalitarianism." Histoire Sociale/ Social History 37, no.3 (2004): 27-50. https://hssh.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/hssh/article/view/4373
Whitfield, Harvey Amani. "The Struggle over Slavery in the Maritime Colonies." Acadiensis 41, no. 2 (Summer/Autumn 2012): 17-44. https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Acadiensis/article/view/20066/23080