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Black History Month

Bow Valley College:

The Intercultural Centre is hosting film screenings for Black History Month. These screenings are free to attend and will be happening on the following days:

Film: The Hate U Give

February 15, starting at 10:00am

Film: Race

February 15, starting at 12:30pm

Film: Hidden Figures

February 16, starting at 10:00am

Film: 12 Years a Slave

February 16, starting at 12:20pm

For more information on these films, click here.


City of Calgary Events:

A conversation with Distinguished Immigrants

Thursday, February 16th, 11:30am-1:00pm, SAIT

A panel discussion presented by the Black Empowerment and Excellence Committee. This panel will share their lived experiences as Black immigrants in Canada through stories of overcoming barriers and achieving success.

To register for this free event, click here.

Ethnik Festival of Arts & Culture

Saturday, February 25th, 12:00pm-6:00pm, Telus Convention Centre

This festival features local and international talents and acts presenting various forms of artistic and cultural presentations.

To get your tickets, click here.

There are more resources such as books, music, movies, and videos available on the City of Calgary Black History Month webpage, found here.


Government of Canada:

The Government of Canada website contains topics including how this came to be recognized in Canada, noteworthy figures, organizations and educational resources on the history of Black communities in Canada, the impact and legacy of organization led by Black women, significant events in Canadian history, and links to video resources.

To access this information, please click here.

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