Black History Month Celebration

Event details

  • Thursday | February 1, 2018 to Wednesday | February 28, 2018
  • All Day

Performances by West Can dancers and drummers.
The honouring of 9 members of Montreal Black community for their contribution to
community over the four Mondays in the month.
An art exhibition by Pat Rawlings.
A historical report on Blacks in Canada was presented by Michael Farkas, president of the
Black History Roundtable.
Akil Alleyne presented two speeches: When We Were Queens and A history of Blacks in
Akil Alleyne moderated a debate between Aly Guindo and Ke-Ira Kelsie, two high school
students that was judged by members.
Sherma Salandy hosted a roundtable discussion: Blacks on Blacks.
Ruth Knights facilitated a trivia game group competition.
N Oji Mzilikazi delivered the lecture: Blacks In The Bible.