Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia

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Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia
Established 1983
Location Cherrybrook, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type Heritage centre
Website www.bccns.com [1]

The Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia is located in Cherrybrook, Nova Scotia near Halifax. The centre serves as a museum and a library resource centre for the African Nova Scotian community and the Black Canadian community as a whole. The organization of the Black Cultural Society was incorporated as a charitable organization in 1977 and the centre opened its doors in 1983. With a goal to educate and inspire and to protect, preserve and promote Black culture in Nova Scotia.[1] The centre is located on Trunk 7 at 1149 Main Street.

The centre holds many events on a weekly basis and is open to the public. The centre also has a permanent display about the former community of Africville.[2]

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Coordinates: 44°42′11″N 63°28′19″W / 44.70316°N 63.47189°W / 44.70316; -63.47189