Item MS-3-46, 1990-010 - Black women : we're still standing

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Black women : we're still standing

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Jamaica Women's Exchange Project

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MS-3-46, 1990-010

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  • 1990 (Creation)
    Jamaica Women's Exchange Project

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2 videocassettes (20 min.): col., U-matic

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Jamaica Women's Exchange Project became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in 1990s through their involvement on a tape recording entitled “Black Women: We’re Still Strong”.

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The tape was donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in 2013 by the Centre for Art Tapes.

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Item consists of a collaborative video project produced by black Haligonian women for the Halifax-Jamaica Exchange Program. Through archival photographs, film footage and newspaper clippings the history of the black population of Nova Scotia is recounted. Contemporary poverty and discrimination are shown to have a long history beginning with slavery and broken promises.

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  • English

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Video can be viewed at the Dalhousie University Archives. Advance notice is required.

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Descriptive information was originally prepared Fall 1990 by David Johnson and Mindy Miller. It was revised March 8, 2006 by Renee Gruszecki. The archival description was revised on June 23, 2015 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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  • English

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