Black History Month 2020
Date posted: February 4, 2020
February is Black History Month. This year’s theme is “Canadians of African Descent: Going forward, guided by the past.”
The Government of Canada webpage includes links to biographies, information on historic Black Canadian communities, educational resources and videos, including the one below.
To learn more about Black history in Canada, visit Teaching African Canadian History. (You’ll find a link to order a free digital copy of the Black History of Canada issue of Kayak magazine, with accompanying lesson plans.) A Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning about Black History in Canada contains additional resources.
For information on Black history in BC, browse the Learning Centre of the BC Black History Awareness Society.