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28 Days of Honouring the Black Canadian Experience

Why not use the month of February to further expose yourself to not only the accomplishments and achievement of Black Canadians, but also the past and present struggles of our community? It may give you a deeper appreciation for why some of us value the month-long party.

I've gathered a list of films, books, historical figures, key locations, and more. Let's dig in!

February 1-7

film reel

Ninth floor




Black Berry...




Colour Me


Ontario Black History Society


L. Alexander


February 8-14

S. Mohamed


100 ABC Women


R. Brown


Federation of Black Canadians


D. Morgan


Underground Railroad




February 15-21

The Skin We're In


Black Church


A Different Booklist


Black Like Who?


Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters


Deeply Rooted


M. Brueggergoseman


February 22-28

Afua Cooper


The Truth about Fatherhood


Policing Black Lives


P. White


E. McCoy





Black History in Canada


This calendar comes from Bernadette's Race Relations-Canada newsletter. To stay in the loop on the CRC Office of Race Relations' work in your area...

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