Research specific topics in local Black history such as education, sports, health & medicine, the arts, and community organizing & activism.

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Prominent Topics in Black History

The Arts - The Washington Jazz Band, a family band which performed in Southern Ontario dan

The Arts

Black Settlement - Griffin House National Historic Site, a home purchased in 1834 by a Bla

Black Settlement

Community Celebrations - Guests at the 2002 John C. Holland Awards, an annual event which

Community Celebrations

Community Organizers - Anti-racism protesters in support of Black Lives Matter march down

Community Organizing and Activism

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Education

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Health and Medicine

Cultural Preservation - A costumed interpreter outside Griffin House, a National Historic

Historical Preservation

Incidents of Anti-Blackness - The Ku Klux Klan burn a cross at the top of Hamilton Mountai

Incidents of Anti-Blackness

Law & Politics - The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander, a lawyer and politician who became t

Law and Politics

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Military Involvement

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Religion

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Sports

Underground Railroad - A map of routes used by escaped enslaved Americans travelling to Ca

Underground Railroad