Black History Month
February is Black History Month – a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, past and present.
This year MacEwan University has put together a series of online events designed to “engage, inspire and educate about the ways Black Canadians have influenced our country’s culture and legacy.” Check out the list of events below and here.
– February 22, 12:00pm – “…Still Not Considered…” by Deborah Dobbins
The historical and present-day challenges of living in Alberta as an African American Albertan Descendant.
– February 23, 12:00pm – The Many Faces of Me by Cathryn Heslep
The story of a Canadian black woman working in higher education.
– February 25, 5:00pm – Countering Anti-Black Racism: Student Forum
This conversation will centre on the voices of self-identified Black students as speakers, however, all are welcome to attend in the spirit of learning and support.
– March 17, 2:00pm – Dismantling Racism: A Conversation with Black Professionals.
A panel discussion with Black Canadians working in different sectors on how they educate and address racism in their professional lives.