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BLACK LIVES IN ALBERTA: OVER A CENTURY OF RACIAL INJUSTICE CONTINUES

By Jenna Bailey

Black Lives in Alberta: Over a Century of Racial Injustice Continues tells the story of five generations of Black Albertans and their experiences of discrimination living on the Canadian Prairies. Descendants of a large wave of African American immigrants who moved to Alberta and Saskatchewan in the early 20th Century to escape racism and persecution in the United States candidly share their family histories and discuss how their racial identities have shaped their experiences of living in Alberta.

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Title

BLACK LIVES IN ALBERTA: OVER A CENTURY OF RACIAL INJUSTICE CONTINUES

Director

Jenna Bailey

Country

Canada

Year

2021

Category

Doc Mid-length

Duration

34'

Language

English

Actors

The main subjects of this film are the descendants of African Americans who migrated to Alberta in the early 20th century.