Claudine Bonner explores the legacy of Black Cross Nurses

"Because with the loss of every community elder, regardless of the community, you lose a library..."


The Chronicle Herald speaks to Dr. Claudine Bonner, Associate Professor of History, about her investigation of the Black Cross Nurses, who were an important part of local African-Caribbean communities that are now in danger of being lost to history.

Dr. Bonner describes the important role these women played in providing health care to communities, beginning with their origin around the time of another infamous pandemic: the Spanish Flu.


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