For as long as there has been violence against Black lives, there has also been inspiring resistance. Those standing up to oppression today stand on the shoulders of the many who fought before them. In honour of those whose work we carry on and as a reminder of the difficult but achievable path to victory, Mayworks K’jipuktuk/Halifax is highlighting all the Black trailblazers and organizers featured in our three series of Social Justice Trading Cards.
Additionally, all revenue from sales of our Social Justice cards between now and July 15th will be donated to Black Power Hour. You can order cards from our merchandise page.
Although their names and stories are too often neglected in the dominant narratives of our history, the impact of these individuals – like those of so many African Nova Scotians – is tremendous and deserving of celebration.
Social Justice cards edited by Sébastien Labelle and designed by Zachary Gough.