Small, Shirley et Thornhill, Esmeralda M. A. 2008. «HARAMBEC! Quebec Black Women Pulling Together ». Journal of Black Studies, vol. 38, no 3, p. 427-442.
Intentions : « A comprehensive record of the tradition of Black women organizing and strategizing in Canada, particularly in Quebec, is sadly lacking. The little-known reality is that for many years Black women have been very busy doing just that, continuously and untiringly organizing. The information in this article—although not exhaustive—will focus on one such group of Black women: The Montreal Regional Committee of the Congress of Black Women of Canada (Congress). » (p. 427)
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« North of the Canada-U.S. border, conditions, attitudes, and behaviours toward Blacks practiced during the time of slavery have continued sometimes in crude displays of racism, sometimes in more subtle forms. No Black is exempt-male or female, adult or child. Advocacy is unavoidable; proactive interventions are necessary. This expose deals with the little-known story of Black women challenging the Canadian system in an ongoing bid for quality life for themselves and their families. This valiant, ongoing encounter can only result in some modifications favourable to an improved quality of life for Canadian Blacks. In essence, Harambec opens a window on Black women organizing in Quebec under the aegis of the Congress of Black Women of Canada-a vibrant national organization intent on changing behaviors, perceptions, policies, and practice across the Canadian social, political, and economic landscape. » (p. 427)