Interview: To understand B.C.’s Black history, connect past and present in Canada, Handel Wright

“If you don’t know much about Black history in British Columbia, you’re not alone. “The general level of awareness of Black history in BC is really low,” says Dr. Handel Kashope Wright. A cultural studies scholar at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Wright is the co-editor of the forthcoming book, Black British Columbia: Past and Present.”

Read the full interview with our Director Dr. Handel Wright, to understand better the significance and limitations of Black History Month in BC.

Interviewed by Carolyn Ali, published on January 29, 2021.

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