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The history of Black History Month in Canada

February marks Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the past, present, and future of Black Canadians. But how did Black History Month get started in Canada?
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Five books to read for Black History Month and beyond

While Black History Month is nearly over, it’s important to read books by Black authors every month of the year. Here are a few books I’ve recently read that were…

History of Black pioneers celebrated during Ross Bay Cemetery walkthrough

On Feb. 28, in celebration of Black History Month, a virtual walkthrough of the Ross Bay Cemetery was conducted by John Adams from the Old Cemeteries Society and Valin Marshall…
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Issamba Centre aims to support connection and culture in Victoria’s Black community

The centre is showcasing the work of African-born artists for Black History Month It can be easy to forget how important community is — especially in times of duress. But…
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Not just in America: hate and white supremacy has always been just as prevalent in Canada as in the “land of the free”

QAnon, Soldiers of Odin, and the KKK are just a few of the conspiracy and supremacy groups operating in Canada, while the infamous Proud Boys call this country home On…