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Forum looks at social and economic isolation of Black women, York U

TORONTO, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 – Black women fighting back against social and business exclusion in Canada, France and Brazil is the topic of a forum tomorrow at York University, the first day of Black History month. Many Black women have come as immigrants to Canada and France with the hopes of seeking a better […]

Evolving meaning of Blackness in Canada to be discussed at York U

TORONTO, February 15, 2017 – York University is hosting a Black History Month Symposium on February 17 and 18, to discuss the evolving meaning of Blackness in Canada at the juncture of its 150 years since Confederation, inviting leading academics, students, community organizers and activists. Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora is the […]

Black History Month exhibits celebrate inventors and capture experiences

TORONTO, February 18, 2014 — Two separate exhibitions — one celebrating the contributions of African descent inventors by displaying their inventions, and the other, photographically capturing the struggles and hopes, the successes and failures — are coming to York University in commemoration of Black History Month. The Multicultural History Society of Ontario’s photo exhibit, Many […]