Acclaimed author, poet and activist Maya Angelou died today at the age of 86. In remembrance of her inspiring life and prolific career, we've selected 9 of her poems that you can read online.
As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, we’ve created a series of videos that highlight Black communities in Canada. Our first video will focus on Hogan’s Alley, a once thriving Black community in Vancouver, British Columbia.
February marks Black History Month, a time designated to recognize and honour the accomplishments and contributions of members of the Black community in our society. Throughout the month of February, we will be featuring a number of resources with the purpose of acknowledging, celebrating, and in some cases providing new knowledge.
Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights.
In November 1946, hair salon owner Viola Desmond went to a film at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. But what began as a night at the movies became a night in prison...
“During Black History Month, people in Canada celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians and their communities who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate, and prosperous nation it is today.” Check out the Government of Canada’s resources on Black History Month, including its history.
In celebration of Black History Month, CBC Quebec is recognizing current-day changemakers who are helping to shape our future. Our goal is to highlight individuals from the province's Black communities who are making positive changes, giving back and inspiring others.
Nominations are now closed but the response was overwhelming. We received more than 500 nominations. Nominees are artists, creators, health-care workers, educators, entrepreneurs, community organizers and everyone in between.
Starting Feb. 1 and then daily throughout the month, we will reveal the finalists across our platforms. In addition to the 28 profiles, we will also publish an "honourable mentions" list at the end of February.
The Round Table on Black History Month is a non-profit organization that promotes activities highlighting both the history and the contemporary situation of Black communities in Quebec.
Place Cartier Adult centre will be sharing activities and resources throughout Black History Month, starting on Monday, Feb 1, 2021. Follow them on Facebook and here for new resources every week!
This is the final project for our Social Media and ME course at Place Cartier Adult Education Centre. With everything that has been going on, especially in the past year in the United States and throughout the world surrounding issues of colour and race, in this final project, we are moving beyond exploring who we are as digital citizens. By creating this website, we stand together, united as a class, to make a statement and to affirm our views about the #Black Lives Matter movement and protest the systemic racism, racial profiling and worldwide discrimination towards people of colour.