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Friday, 30 May 2014

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRO-CANADIAN " FAITH NOLAN " IS A CANADIAN SOCIAL ACTIVIST, FOLK AND JAZZ SINGER, SONGWRITER AND GUITARIST OF MIXED AFRICAN, MI KMAG AND IRISH HERITAGE : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

                        BLACK                SOCIAL              HISTORY                                                                                                                                                                                                     Faith Nolan (born 1957 in HalifaxNova Scotia) is a Canadian social activist folk and jazz singer-songwriter and guitarist of mixedAfricanMi'kmaq and Irish heritage. As stated on her website, "her music is her political work, a politics firmly rooted in her beingworking class, a womanAfrican Canadian and queer." Nolan is openly lesbian.[1]
Part of her activist work has been documenting the social, political and cultural history of Africville, a historic African Canadiansettlement in Maritime Canada. She currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

Discography

  • Africville (1986)
  • Sistership (1987)
  • Freedom to Love (1989)
  • Hard to Imagine (1996)
  • Faith Nolan: A Compilation 1986-1996 (1996)
  • Overloaded, Fed Up and On the Line (2002)
  • Let it Shine (2002)
  • Faith Nolan Live (2003)
  • Day Done Broke (2006)
  • One World (2008)
  • Mannish Gal (2008)