Halifax’s Poet Laureate, Afua Cooper shares her aspirations for the role of poet laureate and discusses her poetic interests with fellow poet, Sue Goyette at the Halifax Central Library on January 24th, 2019.
2017’s Black History Month, Historica Canada was proud to host a special evening of storytelling and music in celebration of Canadian Black History: Black Canadian Trailblazers – Then and Now. To ring in Canada’s sesquicentennial year, we celebrated the achievements of historical and contemporary Black Canadians who have made significant contributions to Canada. Some of … Continue reading An Evening Honouring Black Canadian Trailblazers
Soon after arriving at Dalhousie in August 2011, Professor Afua Cooper established a lecture series and invited local lawyer and human rights advocate Burnley Allan “Rocky” Jones to be the first speaker.Now, four years later Dr. Cooper is being recognized for her own leadership and advocacy work with an award named after the late Dr. … Continue reading Afua Cooper wins Nova Scotia Human Rights Award
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