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Sharmarke Dubow | Every February, people across the country celebrate the contributions of Black Canadians, both past and present. Black Canada is diverse and we all have a tale to tell.
Activist Toolkit
| Tools for educators to use during Black History Month.
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough | On Radio Labour's report for Feb. 15 - 21 -- Black History Month, how OPSEU socially mapped its membership, teachers key to fighting authoritarian populism and more.
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Phillip Dwight Morgan | While the celebrations of Black culture in Canada are welcome, other events in February reminded us there is much improvement still needed.
Activist Toolkit
| Read about the controversy and history of Canada's Black History Month.
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Left to right: Allen Magama, local activist, parent and musician; Fiqir Worku, University Waterloo student, vice president University of Waterloo Black Association for Student Expression; Robyn Maynard, author Policing Black Lives; Tana Turner, consultant and principal, Turner Consulting Group -- One Vision One Voice OACAS Report; Christien Levien, criminal defense lawyer and Legalswipe App Developer. Photo: Sylma Fletcher
Phillip Dwight Morgan | Kitchener event explores how systemic oppression reaches Black Canadians beyond large urban centres
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Yves Engler | Montrealer Percy Girouard played key role in expanding British colonial rule across Africa.
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Stephen Kimber | In the week the never-ending Africville issue returned to court, a new decision on Black education is just one more they-never-learn example of government's top-down approach to racial concerns.
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Sharon O Nyangweso | Can one truly be an ally to First Nations people in Canada if they participate in its colonial structures? What if one comes from a country that was damaged by colonialism?
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Retiree Matters, Janice Gairey | This February, the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC), alongside the Canadian labour movement, marks Black History Month.
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Hamden Rice | What most people who reference Dr. King seem not to know is how Dr. King actually changed the subjective experience of life in the United States for African Americans.
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Stephen Kimber | A holiday in the middle of Black History Month should logically honour someone of African descent. And the holiday's name should more broadly recognize those who've "fought for social justice."