Celebrate Black History Month with Afrotechture!
WELCOME TO AFROTECHTURE
Telling Black stories through artisanship
Resa Solomon-St. Lewis & Tracey Solomon
black history fact: Mary Ann Shadd Cary was an activist, educator, and the first Black woman to publish a newspaper (The Provincial Freeman) in North America.
black history fact: In 2015, 'Fifteen Dogs' by André Alexis became the first book to win BOTH Canada Reads and the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Read All About It! Snag one of these titles by Black Authors
African Princess Power
What's In A Name?
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Shine On, Little One!
Children will see kids of all abilities having fun and exploring the world around them with friends & family.
black history fact: Led by Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Cameroon, African countries produce more plantains (nearly 30 tonnes) than all other regions combined.
black history fact: Canadians of Caribbean origin belong to one of the largest non-European ethnic groups in Canada. By 1973, they accounted for almost 13 per cent of all immigration to Canada.
black history fact: Born in Fredericton, NB in 1935, Willie O'Ree was the NHL's first Black Player, making his NHL debut on Jan. 18, 1958, with the Boston Bruins
Meet the Founders: Sisters, Partners & Entrepreneurs
Sisters & Partners
Tracey Solomon studied at McGill University and after several years as a management consultant, moved to New York where she set her sights on the healthcare industry. Today, Tracey runs her own consulting practice and feeds her creative side with Flatbush Granola, her artisanal granola venture based in Brooklyn.
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