The Ryerson Library can assist you in locating books, periodical articles and other materials relating to the Black experience in Canada. Contact the Library’s ASK A Librarian service for further information or for assistance with your research.
Augustine, Jean, Dauna Jones-Simmonds, and Dr. Denise O'Neil Green. 100 accomplished Black Canadian women - 2018. Etobicoke, ON : 100ABCWomen, 2018.
Alexander, Lincoln M. “Go to school, you’re a little black boy”: the honourable Lincoln M. Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn Press, c2006.
Bobb-Smith, Yvonne. I know who I am : a Caribbean woman's identity in Canada. Toronto : Women's Press, 2003.
Clarke, George Elliott. Odysseys home : mapping African-Canadian literature. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2002.
Maynard, Robyn. Policing Black lives : state violence in Canada from slavery to the present. Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing. 2017. FC106.B6 M39 2017
Williams, Dawn P. Who’s who in Black Canada 2: Black success and Black excellence in Canada : a contemporary directory / . Toronto : 2006. FC106.B6 W54 2006
Walcott, Rinaldo and Idil Abdillahi. BlackLife : post-BLM and the struggle for freedom. Winnipeg: ARP Books. 2019
Walcott, Rinaldo. Black like who? : writing Black Canada. Toronto [Ont.] : Insomniac Press, c2003.
Walcott, Rinaldo. Rude : contemporary Black Canadian cultural criticism. Toronto : Insomniac Press, c2000.
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African Canadian women and new world diaspora, circa 1865. Nina Reid-Maroney. Canadian Woman Studies, winter 2004, vol. 23, no. 2, p.92-96.
Black life in a nineteenth-century New Brunswick Town. Jennifer Harris. Journal of Canadian Studies. winter 2012, vol. 46, no. 1, p.138-166.
Black Loyalist directory: African Americans in exile after the American Revolution. Nova Scotia Historical Review, 1996, vol. 16, no. 1, p.163-176.
Characteristics and migration experience of Africans in Canada with specific reference to Ghanaians in Greater Toronto. Kwadwo Konadu-Agyemang. Canadian Geographer, winter 1999, vol. 43, no. 4, p.400-414.
Constructing black women’s historical knowledge. Afua Cooper. Atlantis, vol. 25, no. 1, fall/winter 2000, p.39-50. HQ1180.A1 A85
Ghosts of Africville: former residents of Africville are still fighting municipal planning decisions in Nova Scotia. Denise Izzard Allen. Alternatives Journal, vol. 29, no. 1, winter 2003, p.18-19.
History of the Black church in Canada. Denise Gillard. Presbyterian Record, June 1999, vol. 123, no. 6, p.16-18.
Social identity and preferred ethnic/racial labels for Blacks in Canada. Boatswain, Sharon J.; Lalonde, Richard N. Journal of Black Psychology, May 2000, vol. 26, no. 2, p.216-234.
Search News databases for recent articles.
Canadian Journal of Sociology. Special Issue: African Canadians, Gender, and Sexuality/ Édition spéciale: Les afro-canadiens, le genre et la sexualité, vol. 44, no. 4 (2019)
The following bibliographies cite titles from the collections of a number of libraries. Ryerson’s Interlibrary Loans Service can assist you in obtaining any materials that aren’t available in the Ryerson Library.