Saturday 20th July 2024

    TradeBriefs Editorial

    From the Editor's Desk

    Black Londoners of Canada: Digital mapping reveals Ontario’s Black history and challenges myths

    Aurelia Jones was a prominent member of the Black community in mid-19th century London, Ontario, Canada, and the spouse of Abel Bedford Jones, a Black entrepreneur and religious and political leader.

    After A.B.’s death, Aurelia moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The archival traces of her life tell the story of a migration from one Black community with British and American affiliations to another with strong Caribbean influences.

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