About 50 people gathered in Paul O’Regan Hall Wednesday night at the Halifax Central Library for Roots & Rhythms: connecting the past, present and future.
The event highlighted the history of the Black community in Nova Scotia and Canada, displaying their presence and importance to Canadian history.
Exhibits highlighted the night along with drumming performances, speakers and poets. To end the evening, a video of students reading poems about Black history from Armbrae Academy in Halifax was played. It was a competition between the students, who were ranked at the end.