6 episodes

In 1969, the last home in the Black community of Africville was flattened. The bulldozer was hired by a city that had schemed to claim this valuable land for generations.

In this 5 part series, we tell the story of this unique and beautiful place. Born out of adversity, it thrived as a safe haven for people of African descent in Canada.

If you care about racism, displaced peoples and social justice, then you need to know the story of Africville Forever.

Hosted by Eddy Carvery III & Alfred Burgesson

A Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network

Africville Forever Podstarter Productions / Frequency Podcast Network

    • Society & Culture

In 1969, the last home in the Black community of Africville was flattened. The bulldozer was hired by a city that had schemed to claim this valuable land for generations.

In this 5 part series, we tell the story of this unique and beautiful place. Born out of adversity, it thrived as a safe haven for people of African descent in Canada.

If you care about racism, displaced peoples and social justice, then you need to know the story of Africville Forever.

Hosted by Eddy Carvery III & Alfred Burgesson

A Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network

    Forever

    Forever

    Africville's next generation and its tireless drive to reclaim the legacy that was stolen from them.

    • 34 min
    Destruction

    Destruction

    In this episode we follow the systematic eradication of Africville, and the effect it had on those who called it home.

    • 31 min
    Thrive

    Thrive

    The people still feel the joy of Africville generations later.

    • 33 min
    Birth

    Birth

    This is the story of how that small collection of improvised homes, would become one of North America's most important Black communities.

    • 25 min
    Have you heard of Africville?

    Have you heard of Africville?

    Under the shadow of the MacKay Bridge in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the protest camp of Eddy Carvery has stood firm as the longest civil rights protest in North American history. This is the fight to claim the land of Africville back for its people.

    • 30 min
    Introducing Africville Forever

    Introducing Africville Forever

    In 1969, the last home in the Black community of Africville was flattened. The bulldozer was hired by a city that had schemed to claim this valuable land for generations. In this 5 part series, we will tell the story of this unique and beautiful place. Born out of adversity, it thrived as a safe haven for people of African descent in Canada.

    • 1 min

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