Black Pioneers, men, women and children

Designed and developed by BCBHAS with investment from Digital Museums Canada

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Resources for Educators, Students,  Parents, Researchers, Families, and You

Connect with the Pioneers who helped shape their communities and this Province.

The British Columbia Black History Awareness Society (BCBHAS) creates awareness of the history of Blacks in B.C., and celebrates historical and current achievements and contributions in the arts, education, government, sports, science etc.

What does anti-Black racism mean? What’s the difference between discrimination and prejudice? Check out our glossary of terms.


The Society creates, promotes, supports and develops partnerships and projects to keep the contributions and achievements of people of African descent in the spotlight.