Black Life: A Canadian History

About the Show

Black Life: A Canadian History will be a sweeping eight-part docuseries exploring the rich history of the Black experience in Canada.

The epic eight-part series will seek to inform audiences of the vital role that Black Canadians have played in shaping our country while presenting an unvarnished examination of the picture mainstream culture has painted of Canada as a sanctuary.  While tracing the complex and hopeful stories of Black Canada, the series reveals the truths of a history fraught with violence, racism, hardship, and perseverance.  Black Life: A Canadian History illuminates the struggles and triumphs of Black Canadians, and celebrates the contributions of both famous and lesser-known individuals.  Epic in scope, the series spans more than 400 years with an eye towards contemporary issues, culture, politics, music, art, and sports.

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Program Name

Black Life: A Canadian History

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC,
CBC Gem

Genre

Unscripted

Schedule

Coming to CBC TV and CBC Gem in 2023.

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EPIC EIGHT-PART BLACK CANADIAN HISTORY DOCUSERIES FROM LESLIE NORVILLE’S STUDIO 112 IN ASSOCIATION W

EPIC EIGHT-PART BLACK CANADIAN HISTORY DOCUSERIES FROM LESLIE NORVILLE’S STUDIO 112 IN ASSOCIATION W

Black Life: A Canadian History, a sweeping eight-part docuseries exploring the rich history of the Black experience in Canada has been greenlit by CBC, showrunner Leslie Norville and CBC announced today. Read More »

Program Name

Black Life: A Canadian History

Program Type

Television Show

Appears On

CBC,
CBC Gem

Genre

Unscripted

Schedule

Coming to CBC TV and CBC Gem in 2023.

Bios

No related Bios.