Dr. Afua Cooper is professor of Black and African Diaspora Studies at Dalhousie University. She led the scholarly panel on Dalhousie’s History on Slavery and Race. An accomplished poet, Dr. Cooper was recently awarded the Portia White Prize for artistic and cultural excellence. On April 9, 2021 Dalhousie University announced that Dr. Cooper will be leading a three-year $1M+ federally funded project entitled ‘A Black People’s History of Canada.’ See the Dalhousie University announcement for more information.
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