Directions: Find and circle each of the words listed below the puzzle.

S Z U S Y Y Z J F L J F O C U S G R O U P S T R
I C C L E N E I O C C E H U N I T Y V Y R U N F
T O L A M G M M R E H L A Z X Z F O R D P Y F Q
I N S V A U I C T W P I E D D C Z P H Q V T E I
N S Y E N A G R I L O Y N M C O L O N I Z E D A
S T S R C R R O E K R O D T P Z D A X K X A N B
E R T Y I M A W S F T U E M O L J I R B G C V U
Q U E D P S T A H A E T T C Z H O S V K J H B R
U C M O A T E S B M R H T C H A D Y O E E E R N
I T I M T R D S K I L L S U B R H W M C R R Z E
T I C E I O W I J L V W B R F M Q W Q E I S Z T
Y O G S O N E P O Y Y D C D A T S I O X N A E T
N N H T N G H O L L A N D Y E K R I O K I T L P
M Z S I E T H U G S N S E G R E G A T I O N L Y
N G Z C M A R G I N A L I Z E D D F I Q X L Y H
C W A S H I N G T O N Y M O O R E R F N F H P Z
A U I Z E B R A S T W O R K P L A C E V O S P G
F T D Z V H R A Q I L W A L K E R U P S H I A R
R A H J B R O T H E R H O O D S N R P I D Z Z I
I Y A Read More
Directions: Find and circle each of the words listed below the puzzle.


S Z U S Y Y Z J F L J F O C U S G R O U P S T R
I C C L E N E I O C C E H U N I T Y V Y R U N F
T O L A M G M M R E H L A Z X Z F O R D P Y F Q
I N S V A U I C T W P I E D D C Z P H Q V T E I
N S Y E N A G R I L O Y N M C O L O N I Z E D A
S T S R C R R O E K R O D T P Z D A X K X A N B
E R T Y I M A W S F T U E M O L J I R B G C V U
Q U E D P S T A H A E T T C Z H O S V K J H B R
U C M O A T E S B M R H T C H A D Y O E E E R N
I T I M T R D S K I L L S U B R H W M C R R Z E
T I C E I O W I J L V W B R F M Q W Q E I S Z T
Y O G S O N E P O Y Y D C D A T S I O X N A E T
N N H T N G H O L L A N D Y E K R I O K I T L P
M Z S I E T H U G S N S E G R E G A T I O N L Y
N G Z C M A R G I N A L I Z E D D F I Q X L Y H
C W A S H I N G T O N Y M O O R E R F N F H P Z
A U I Z E B R A S T W O R K P L A C E V O S P G
F T D Z V H R A Q I L W A L K E R U P S H I A R
R A H J B R O T H E R H O O D S N R P I D Z Z I
I Y A G O C A R E E R S Y W I P O A Q S E E H Z
C E N T R E P R E N E U R S Q O Y C W I H C N Z
A Y K S N G R A Y L E W I S W T F E N X M A E L
A Y G P M U G G O U W A U G U S T I N E Q B W E
C A R I B B E A N R W H U M A N R I G H T S W Z

Word Bank:

Africa Armstrong Augustine Brotherhood Burnett Careers Caribbean Chintoh Clarke Colonized Construction Cudjoe
Dett Diverse Domestics Dresden Emancipation Emigrate Employment Entrepreneurs Equity Family Focus Groups Ford Forties Grizzle Holland Human Rights Jim Crow Marginalized McCurdy Moore Piece Porter Race Ray Lewis Segregation Sit-Ins Skills Slavery Social Spot Systemic Teachers Thugs Train Unity Upshaw Walker Washington Workplace WWII Youth Zebras


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Directions: Use the clues below and the "...and still I rise website" to fill in the words across and down in the puzzle.

Down:
1) African Canadians have been at the forefront of the fight for _____.
2) Auto plant that began to hire African Canadians in the 1940s.
3) What legislation people fought for that we now we take for granted (2 words).
5) Every year several thousand immigrate to Canada from this continent.
8) Many believe that cut-backs in these programs have led to the rise in youth gun violence.
10) Formerly an easy job for a Black male to get.
11) Former porter who became a Citizenship Court Judge.
13) The Black community today.
14) A form of exclusion faced by African Canadians.
17) In 1994, Black nurses in Toronto won the first case of this form of racism.
20) The 1960s also saw new openings in this.
21) One of the most successful composers of his day.
22) Vice-President of the CLC.
24) CIVIL rights organization of Dresden, Chatham and North Buxton, National ____________ A Read More
Directions: Use the clues below and the "...and still I rise website" to fill in the words across and down in the puzzle.

Down:

1) African Canadians have been at the forefront of the fight for _____.
2) Auto plant that began to hire African Canadians in the 1940s.
3) What legislation people fought for that we now we take for granted (2 words).
5) Every year several thousand immigrate to Canada from this continent.
8) Many believe that cut-backs in these programs have led to the rise in youth gun violence.
10) Formerly an easy job for a Black male to get.
11) Former porter who became a Citizenship Court Judge.
13) The Black community today.
14) A form of exclusion faced by African Canadians.
17) In 1994, Black nurses in Toronto won the first case of this form of racism.
20) The 1960s also saw new openings in this.
21) One of the most successful composers of his day.
22) Vice-President of the CLC.
24) CIVIL rights organization of Dresden, Chatham and North Buxton, National ____________ Association.
26) Name of the segregated army battalion during WWI.
27) Shelton Brooks' hit "One of These Days" became the theme song for the popular TV sitcom "All in 28) Men who enlisted in the Canadian forces from this region were able to apply as landed immigrants after the war.
31) What many African Canadians did in the early 20th century.
32) A new community activism is forming at the grassroots level by this group.
33) Black youth face the stereotype that they are this.
34) "Martin Luther King" of Canada.
36) What many Black women were employed as.
38) An award-winning novelist.
39) First Black woman elected to federal Parliament in 1994.
41) One of important laws that paved the way for human rights legislation Fair __________ Practices Act.


Across:
1) Some young people today are becoming this.
2) An event organized by youth in 2005(2 words).
3) Citizen of the year in Hamilton, 1953.
4) First Black to lead a major trade union in Canada.
5) Long-time labour and civil rights activist.
6) Early on-air television reporter from Ghana.
7) Winner of the bronze medal at the Olympics in Los Angeles.
8) Official marching song of Canadian troops during WWI "That Sacred _______".
9) An important symbol in Black history.
10) Dr. Afua Cooper's poem about for African people, "My________".
12) Globalization has meant that too many workers of colour remain in this state.
14) The new immigration policy of the 1960s allowed people to immigrate on this basis.
15) This professional group was brought from Trinidad to fill a shortage in Hamilton in the 1960s.
16) "Scientific" theories of this placed Africans at the bottom of the human family.
17) An early form of forced labour practised in Canada.
18) Civil rights leader, PhD, former Member of Parliament.
19) Itahs Sadu's children's tale, "A Touch of the ________".
22) Event that marked a turning point in terms of job opportunities for minorities.
23) A person's rights here concern youth activists today.
25) To desegregate restaurants in 1940s Hamilton, ___-___ were held.
26) What Europe did when it conquered Africa.
27) The first nurses allowed to train Canadian hospitals occurred in this decade.
29) Black union that fought for better wages and working conditions for its workers __________ of Sleeping Car Porters.
30) Term for a series of segregation laws in the American South (2 words).
31) Day celebrated by African Canadians since 1834.
35) Where Blacks tested the Fair Accommodation Practices Act in the 1950s.
37) Leader of Negro Citizenship Association of Toronto.
38) Founder of Black Theatre Canada.
40) Jazz and Blues legend from Hamilton, Ontario.

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"...and still I rise" Crossword

"...and still I rise" Crossword.

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Directions: Choose the word that matches the meaning that is given.

_____1) Dr. Afua Cooper's poem about reparations for African people, "My ________".
A) Race B) Thugs
C) Piece D) Youth

_____2) In 1994, Black nurses in Toronto won the first case of this form of racism.
A) Colonized B) Systemic
C) Family D) McCurdy

_____3) Formerly an easy job for a Black male to get.
A) Chintoh B) Upshaw
C) Domestics D) Porter

_____4) A form of exclusion faced by African Canadians.
A) Emigrate B) Emancipation
C) Segregation D) Domestics

_____5) What many African Canadians did in the early 20th century.
A) Equity B) Emigrate
C) Systemic D) Youth

_____6) CIVIL rights organization of Dresden, Chatham and North Buxton, National ____________
Association.
A) Chintoh Read More
Directions: Choose the word that matches the meaning that is given.

_____1) Dr. Afua Cooper's poem about reparations for African people, "My ________".
A) Race B) Thugs
C) Piece D) Youth

_____2) In 1994, Black nurses in Toronto won the first case of this form of racism.
A) Colonized B) Systemic
C) Family D) McCurdy

_____3) Formerly an easy job for a Black male to get.
A) Chintoh B) Upshaw
C) Domestics D) Porter

_____4) A form of exclusion faced by African Canadians.
A) Emigrate B) Emancipation
C) Segregation D) Domestics

_____5) What many African Canadians did in the early 20th century.
A) Equity B) Emigrate
C) Systemic D) Youth

_____6) CIVIL rights organization of Dresden, Chatham and North Buxton, National ____________
Association.
A) Chintoh B) Human Rights
C) Unity D) Porter

_____7) Many believe that cut-backs in these programs have led to the rise in youth gun violence.
A) Piece B) Zebras
C) Moore D) Social

_____8) One of important laws that paved the way for human rights legislation Fair __________
Practices Act.
A) Employment B) McCurdy
C) Jim Crow D) Dett

_____9) Long-time labour and civil rights activist.
A) Chintoh B) Workplace
C) Armstrong D) Ford

_____10) A new community activism is forming at the grassroots level by this group.
A) Youth B) Slavery
C) Dett D) Diverse

_____11) Jazz and Blues legend from Hamilton, Ontario.
A) WWII B) Employment
C) Washington D) Race

_____12) Term for a series of segregation laws in the American South.
A) Jim Crow B) Skills
C) Human Rights D) Systemic

_____13) Black youth face the stereotype that they are this.
A) Family B) Thugs
C) Porter D) Employment

_____14) Where Blacks tested the Fair Accommodation Practices Act in the 1950s.
A) Dresden B) Brotherhood
C) Careers D) Burnett

_____15) One of the most successful composers of his day.
A) Emancipation B) Dett
C) Workplace D) Armstrong

_____16) The first nurses allowed to train in Canadian hospitals occurred in this decade.
A) Teachers B) Grizzle
C) Ford D) Forties

_____17) This professional group was brought from Trinidad to fill a shortage in Hamilton in the 1960s.
A) Skills B) Teachers
C) Augustine D) Cudjoe

_____18) "Martin Luther King" of Canada.
A) Unity B) Burnett
C) Brotherhood D) Washington

_____19) An award-winning novelist.
A) Dett B) Race
C) Clarke D) Chintoh

_____20) Civil rights leader, PhD, former Member of Parliament.
A) Equity B) Slavery
C) McCurdy D) Jim Crow

_____21) Former porter who became a Citizenship Court Judge.
A) Armstrong B) Holland
C) Grizzle D) Dresden

_____22) Black union that fought for better wages and working conditions for its workers __________
of Sleeping Car Porters.
A) Emancipation B) Entrepreneurs
C) Brotherhood D) Grizzle

_____23) Vice-President of the CLC.
A) WWII B) Armstrong
C) Cudjoe D) Walker

_____24) Winner of the bronze medal at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles.
A) Emigrate B) Ray Lewis
C) Brotherhood D) Caribbean


_____25) What legislation people fought for that we now we take for granted.
A) Slavery B) Burnett
C) Human Rights D) Equity

_____26) Citizen of the year in Hamilton, 1953.
A) Caribbean B) Holland
C) Dett D) Porter

_____27) Auto plant that began to hire African Canadians in the 1940s.
A) Ford B) Systemic
C) Moore D) Family

_____28) "Scientific" theories of this placed Africans at the bottom of the human family.
A) Youth B) Race
C) Ford D) Holland

_____29) The new immigration policy of the 1960s allowed people to immigrate on this basis.
A) Skills B) Entrepreneurs
C) Train D) Jim Crow

_____30) Some young people today are becoming this.
A) Entrepreneurs B) Focus Groups
C) Slavery D) Porter

_____31) A person's rights here concern youth activists today.
A) Piece B) Workplace
C) WWII D) McCurdy

_____32) Leader of Negro Citizenship Association of Toronto.
A) Marginalized B) Diverse
C) Walker D) Moore

_____33) Shelton Brooks' hit "One of These Days" became the theme song for the popular TV sitcom
"All in the ________".
A) Caribbean B) Systemic
C) Race D) Family

_____34) Globalization has meant that too many workers of colour remain in this state.
A) Forties B) Walker
C) Marginalized D) Youth

_____35) The 1960s also saw new openings in this.
A) Race B) Careers
C) Cudjoe D) WWII

_____36) What Europe did when it conquered Africa.
A) Skills B) Dett
C) Segregation D) Colonized

_____37) The Black community today.
A) Africa B) WWII
C) Ray Lewis D) Diverse

_____38) An early form of forced labour practised in Canada.
A) McCurdy B) Slavery
C) Sit-Ins D) Burnett

_____39) Men who enlisted in the Canadian forces from this region were able to apply as landed
immigrants after the war.
A) Youth B) Caribbean
C) Skills D) Systemic

_____40) Founder of Black Theatre Canada.
A) Forties B) Thugs
C) Cudjoe D) Workplace

_____41) Name of the segregated army battalion during WWI.
A) Burnett B) Marginalized
C) Construction D) Emancipation

_____42) First Black woman elected to federal Parliament in 1994.
A) Chintoh B) Youth
C) Augustine D) Careers

_____43) Event that marked a turning point in terms of job opportunities for minorities.
A) WWII B) Dresden
C) Ray Lewis D) Upshaw

_____44) First Black to lead a major trade union in Canada.
A) Careers B) Moore
C) Colonized D) Upshaw

_____45) What many Black women were employed as.
A) Emigrate B) Domestics
C) Careers D) Cudjoe

_____46) Itahs Sadu's children's tale, "A Touch of the ________".
A) Marginalized B) Sit-Ins
C) Youth D) Zebras

_____47) Day celebrated by African Canadians since 1834.
A) Dresden B) Entrepreneurs
C) Domestics D) Emancipation

_____48) African Canadians have been at the forefront of the fight for _____.
A) Equity B) Cudjoe
C) Skills D) Workplace

_____49) Official marching song of Canadian troops during WWI "That Sacred _______".
A) Walker B) Spot
C) Segregation D) Skills

_____50) Every year several thousand immigrate to Canada from this continent.
A) Africa B) Chintoh
C) Colonized D) Dresden

_____51) To desegregate restaurants in 1940s Hamilton, ______ were held.
A) Ford B) Sit-Ins
C) Slavery D) Entrepreneurs

_____52) Early on-air television reporter from Ghana.
A) Chintoh B) Diverse
C) Segregation D) Family

_____53) An important symbol in Black history.
A) Human Rights B) WWII
C) Train D) Skills

_____54) An event organized by youth in 2005.
A) Sit-Ins B) Focus Groups
C) Dresden D) Spot


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Learning Objectives

The learner will:
  • explain how Canada’s identity has been and continues to be shaped by its global participation;
  • comment on the political and social context of African Canadians between 1900 and World War II;
  • discuss civil rights of African Canadians from 1960 to now.

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