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How Many Black People are there in BC?

Vancouver: 29,830 -- 1.2% of BC population

BC: 43,500 -- 0.94% of BC population

Source: "Census Profile, 2016 Census Vancouver [Census metropolitan area], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province]".

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All About Black in BC Aid

What we have to say...

"There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation.

The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now."

- James Baldwin

Listed With Others as a Resource for Aid

Listed With Others for Donations

Mentioned in BLM Vancouver focused story on Vancouver marches

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We wish to recognize that this work is done by Black people living on the unceded ancestral lands of the Coast Salish people, including the səilwətaɁɬ təməxʷ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh-ulh Temíw (Squamish), Katzie, Tsawwassen (səwaθen), S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō), SÁNEĆ, Kwantlen, Stz'uminus, xʷθkʷəəm (Musqueam) First Nations. We acknowledge that we do this work as uninvited settlers, and as stolen people on these stolen lands.

 

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