Postsecondary institutions recognize Black History Month, announce plans for events, activities


In recognition of Black History Month, postsecondary institutions across Canada are holding dedicated events and activities. Mount Saint Vincent University hosted an African Heritage Month Opening Ceremony with performances and African art and drumming. McMaster launched the month by sharing community and campus events such as the City of Hamilton’s Black History Month Launch and inviting Black students to create art to decorate the doors of the Wellness Centre. The University of Toronto’s International Education Centre will be featuring social media posts highlighting Black Canadians and hosting an event during which Black students will share their stories. The University of Winnipeg’s Student Association and the Canadian Federation of Students Manitoba have partnered to host a celebration of Black history and culture, while the University of Manitoba Black Alliance is hosting a virtual panel discussion on the Scarborough Charter. Lethbridge College will be celebrating the month with a cultural attire day, library displays, meal kits, and more.

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