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Bristol schoolchildren will get new book on history of the slave trade in city

Schoolchildren will learn more about Bristol's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade with a new textbook created by teachers and historians. Pictured: Assistant vice principal of Fairfield High School Cashan Campbell, who said that it is important for all students to understand that Black History is not just about slavery

Schoolchildren will learn more about Bristol’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade with a new textbook created by teachers and historians.  It comes after last year’s Black Lives Matter protests and the toppling of the Edward Colston statue.  Eight history teachers in Bristol worked together with Bristol museums and historians to research and write the…

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Post-secondary institutions in Lethbridge recognizing Black History Month – Lethbridge

Post-secondary institutions in Lethbridge recognizing Black History Month - Lethbridge

Black History Month celebrations at the college and university in Lethbridge are often vibrant affairs that include dancing, storytelling and sharing food, but this year things look very different as events will be held online. Lethbridge College instructor Ibrahim Turay says it’s important to still honour the significance of the month despite the COVID-19 pandemic….

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B.C. government urged to officially add Black history to education curriculum

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A growing group of British Columbians is calling on the province to include Black Canadian history in the school curriculum, arguing its inclusion is long overdue. Monday marked one year since a petition was launched to try and convince the Ministry of Education to make the change. The campaign is still shy of reaching its…

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Elite girls’ boarding school Roedean rewrites it history syllabus

Elite girls' boarding school Roedean rewrites it history syllabus

A private girls’ boarding school has rewritten its history syllabus in order to challenge the ‘white western narrative’ following the Black Lives Matter movement.  Roedean School, near Brighton in East Sussex, it set to move history classes away from Britain’s ‘island story’ and instead teach students about world events in a wider context. Pupils aged 11…

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History GCSE ‘set for BLM revamp’: Pupils may learn about Nazis’ black victims and a Tudor trumpeter

A dark-skinned school girl in a photo that was used in genetics lectures at Germany's State Academy for Race and Health during Hitler's dictatorship. Pupils could learn about the fate of black people in Nazi Germany under a revamped GCSE curriculum

The history GCSE curriculum is set for a Black Lives Matter revamp to teach pupils about the experiences of minorities at key moments in time.  An update could see pupils learn about black victims of the Nazis and a dark-skinned trumpeter who played for Henry VIII.  The Telegraph reported that exam boards have been in discussion with…

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Black Lives Matter N.B. plans to bring Black history to public school curriculum

Husoni Raymond

Black Lives Matter (BLM) Fredericton says it has a long-term goal of meaningful incorporation of Black history within the New Brunswick public school curriculum. For the first move, the provincial BLM chapter will launch an educational resource website for teachers with research funded by the University of New Brunswick. “They will be able to access…

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