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Forever

Forever

2022-07-2534:58

When the land was lost, the people of Africville lived on. With many forced into public housing, the generational trauma has not dampened the spirit. In this episode, we discuss Africville's next generation and its tireless drive to reclaim the legacy that was stolen from them.If you care about racism, displaced peoples and social justice, then you need to know the story of Africville Forever.Join the fight at AfricvilleForever.comHosted by Eddy Carvery III & Alfred BurgessonArtwork by Vanessa ThomasA Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network 
Destruction

Destruction

2022-07-1831:07

In 2022, all that remains of Africville is a park full of monuments that hint at what once was. How did all levels of government get away with the total destruction of Africville? How could a proud and historical community be subjected to a trauma that still feels like an open wound?In this episode we follow the systematic eradication of Africville, and the effect it had on those who called it home.If you care about racism, displaced peoples and social justice, then you need to know the story of Africville Forever.Join the fight at AfricvilleForever.comHosted by Eddy Carvery III & Alfred BurgessonArtwork by Vanessa ThomasA Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network
Thrive

Thrive

2022-07-1133:33

Today, the elders of Africville all share one common description of Africville. It was safe. Memories of happy childhoods, dinners, sports and church linger in the minds of those who had the privilege of an Africville childhood. From this cradle of love and support, grew talent that would shape the world.In this episode we uncover how Africville thrived and the joy its people still feel generations later.If you care about racism, displaced peoples and social justice, then you need to know the story of Africville Forever.Join the fight at AfricvilleForever.comHosted by Eddy Carvery III & Alfred BurgessonArtwork by Vanessa ThomasA Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network
Birth

Birth

2022-07-0425:19

From the moment Halifax was founded in 1749, enslaved African people were brought to dig out roads and begin building the city. An early Black community found refuge a few kilometres north on the southern shore of the Bedford Basin — an area that became Africville.This is the story of how that small collection of improvised homes, would become one of North America's most important Black communities.If you care about racism, displaced peoples and social justice, then you need to know the story of Africville Forever.Join the fight at AfricvilleForever.comHosted by Eddy Carvery III & Alfred BurgessonArtwork by Vanessa ThomasA Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network
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.  Eddy had remained in defiance for nearly half a century. In this episode Eddy introduces us to the protest that has defined his adult life. The fight to claim the land of Africville back for its people.If you care about racism, displaced peoples and social justice, then you need to know the story of Africville Forever.Join the fight at AfricvilleForever.comHosted by Eddy Carvery III & Alfred BurgessonArtwork by Vanessa ThomasA Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network 
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.  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 BurgessonA Podstarter production for Frequency Podcast Network
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