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Top 9 African-Canadian Sport Heroes

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Top 10 African American Nova Scotian sports heroes
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Brathwaite, Keren S., and Carl E. James, Educating African Canadians, Toronto: James Lorimer & Co., 1996

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Brode, Patrick, The Odyssey of John Anderson, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1989

Cooper, Afua, The Hanging of Angélique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montréal, Toronto: HarperCollins, 2006

Henson, Josiah, Autobiography of the Reverend Josiah Henson from 1789-1883, London, UK: Christian Age Offices, 1882

Hill, Daniel G., The Freedom-Seekers: Blacks in Early Canada, Agincourt, Ont.: The Book Society of Canada, 1981

Larson, Kate Clifford, Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman. Portrait of an American Hero, New York: Ballantine Books, 2004

Newby, M. Dalyce, Anderson Ruffin Abbott: First Afro-Canadian Doctor, Markham, ON: Associated Medical Services/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1998

Prince, Bryan, I Came As A Stranger: The Underground Railroad, Toronto: Tundra Books, 2004

Ripley, C. Peter, ed., The Black Abolitionist Papers, Volume II: Canada, Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1986

Slaney, Catherine, Family Secrets: Crossing the Colour Line, Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2003

Smardz Frost, Karolyn, I’ve Got A Home In Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad, Toronto: Thomas Allen Publishers and New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2007

Walker, James W. St. G., A History of Blacks in Canada: A Study Guide for Teachers and Students, Hull, Que: Supply and Services Canada, 1980

Walls, Dr. Bryan E., The Road That Led To Somewhere, Windsor: 1980...


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