Saskatchewan recognizes Black History Month in February

Robyn Larter, assistant librarian at the Melville Public Library, organizes a trolley featuring books that honour Black History Month, on Feb. 5.

February is Black History Month, and while the African population in Melville has rarely been large, there have been some notable figures who have called the community home. The history book The Ties That Bind lists “the three black, single people who made such a fine contribution to our town:”…