Via the Victoria Times-Colonist: Our black history started with gold. Excerpt:
February is B.C. Black History Month and the B.C. Black History Awareness Society is inviting people to find out more at the B.C. Black History and Heritage Day on Saturday.
Crawford Kilian, author of Go Do Some Great Thing will be speaking at the event, which includes stories of black pioneers, tradesmen, professionals and women intertwined with the history of the province. The Saanich Pioneers Society, United Empire Loyalists and Victoria Genealogical Society will also have information tables.