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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 Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian social activist folk and jazz singer-songwriter and guitarist of mixedAfrican, Mi'kmaq and Irish heritage. As stated on her website, "her music is her political work, a politics firmly rooted in her beingworking class, a woman, African Canadian and queer." Nolan is openly lesbian.
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.