“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr.
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” – Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr.

Black History Month

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For 25 years BC Black History Awareness Society has hosted a Black History Month program.
So while events will be delivered differently this year, BCBHAS has put together another great month with five online events to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of historical and contemporary people of African descent.
Events:
* 7th Sunday 2-3 pm Prof. Handel Kashope Wright, Keynote speaker
* 17th Wednesday 2:30-4:15 pm Symposium on Black migration patterns
* 20th Saturday 1-3 pm “The Fifth Element” exploring Hip Hop
* 21st Sunday 2-3:30 pm Ross Bay Cemetery Tour
* 26th Friday 7-8:30 pm Celebrate the genius of Oscar Peterson

Event details and registration

Read about the The History of Black History Month


Image/Photography Credits
Event attendee: Tima Miroshnichenko, Unsplash
Prof. Handel Kashope Wright
Symposium Map: Andrew Neel, Unsplash
Hip Hop Event: Ernie Paniccioli
Pablo Cardenas
Cemetery Tour: BC Black History Awareness Society