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Rita Cox Black and Caribbean Heritage Collection

book cover: the hanging of angelique by afua cooper Featuring over 16,000 print and audiovisual materials for adults, children and teens about the Black and Caribbean historical and cultural experience – with special emphasis on Canadian material.

This collection is recognized as one of the most significant Black and Caribbean heritage collections in Canada. It is an invaluable resource for the Black and Caribbean community as well as students and researchers.

The collection is available at four branches across the city.

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Smaller collections identified with a Black and Caribbean Heritage label may also be found at some other branches.