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Dr. Stéphane Martelly of Concordia’s Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling with BCRC researchers at an Introduction to Oral History workshop. Photo - BCRC

--June 3, 2019. When we understand our history, we understand our place in the world; our sense of self is reinforced through the stories we attach to our history. As a result, losing one’s history can be akin to losing one’s sense of self. Black immigrants have made significant cultural, artistic and social contributions to present-day Montreal. However, this history is often overlooked and rarely told. By uncovering these hidden histories we not only...