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Black History Month

Black History Month 2021

Women's and Gender Studies Events:

SAVE THE DATE:  February 28 at 11:00am-1:00pm
February 28, 2021 – The young people of the Windsor West Indian Association, Black Boys Code, the Youth Connection Association, and Women's and Gender Studies will offer a virtual presentation titled “The Best Way to Predict the Future Is to Create It,” 11am-1pm. For information, call 519-945-0213 or e-mail wwiavp@bellnet.ca.
 
 

Other BHM Events on Campus:

February 12, 2021 - A free public presentation Friday, Feb 12, will discuss methods of combating racism within sport.  Janelle Joseph, professor in Critical Studies of Race in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto, will deliver her lecture entitled “Sport, Race, and Education: Anti-racism Research and Strategy for Changing Times” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. over Zoom.  This event is part of the Faculty of Human Kinetics Distinguished Speakers’ Series. Log in using the ID 253 293 2926 and passcode 8hZSBN.

Other BHM Events in Windsor-Essex:

February 25, 2021 – Join the Ontario Heritage Trust for a free virtual event, Heritage Matters with Esi Edugyan, 5pm. Bestselling author and two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Esi Edugyan will offer an exclusive talk on her internationally acclaimed novel Washington Black, touching on the themes of Black heritage, identity, belonging, and displacement. The broadcast will include a virtual visit to Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site and a question-and-answer segment with Edugyan that features questions from youth and leaders from Ontario’s Black heritage community. Space is limited so pre-registration is required. Register at Heritage Matters Live with Esi Edugyan - Ontario Heritage Trust.

February 27, 2021 – Nigerian Canadians for Cultural, Educational and Economic Progress (NCCEEP) will host a free virtual event, 6-7:30pm, focused on The Principles of Omoluabi, including courage, hard work, humility, goodwill, communication skills, and respect. Join in a virtual celebration of the past as well as the history being created today for future generations, with history highlights as well as arts and cultural performances. For information and registration please contact NCCEEP at ncceepwindsor@gmail.com.

Amherstburg Freedom Museum Events Listing for February 2021

The Windsor Public Library, John Muir Library at 363 Mill Street is offering a calendar for the month of February featuring Windsor Public Library resources honouring Black history. The public can pick up the calendar and discover Black History Month resources for children, youth, and adults. For information contact Ms. Janet Brown, 519-255-6770 ext. 7700 or jbrown@windsorpubliclibrary.com