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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Brooks Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month

February is a time dedicated to exploring the rich history of Black Canadians in Canada, acknowledging the significant contributions they've made to our nation's growth and development. Brooks, a wonderfully diverse community, takes pride in being home to people from various backgrounds.

This year, we're excited to recommend a curated list of books and videos that shed light on Black history in Alberta and North America. Here are some compelling selections:


  • A Country You Can Leave by Asale Angel-Ajani
  • Change Sings by Amanda Gorman
  • The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman
  • Little Leaders - Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
  • The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones
  • The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead


Feel free to dive into these works and uncover the diverse and impactful narratives that contribute to the mosaic of Black history.

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