How to write about Black history for Children and Young Adults

The African Canadian Writers for Children and Young Adults next meeting is on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Come and find out how to write about Black history for a young audience. The workshop presenter is Ontario Black History Society president, Continue reading

Reading Black Canada: The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

You are cordially invited to Reading Black Canada, a community-based book club discussion. On this occasion, we will focus on the award winning novel The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill. This monthly event is presented by Spotlighting and Promoting Continue reading

13th annual Caribbean Studies New College Conference on Racism and National Consciousness

All welcome to the 13th annual Caribbean Studies New College Conference on Racism and National Consciousness Saturday Oct 25 2014 Theme: “NO TO GMO: Perspectives on Food Security in Africa and the Caribbean” Main speaker:   Mutabaruka, world renowned dub poet Opening remarks by Arnold H. Itwaru Panel Continue reading

Call for Papers: “Slaving Zones: Cultural Identities, Ideologies, and Institutions in the Evolution of Global Slavery”

Call for Papers “Slaving Zones: Cultural Identities, Ideologies, and Institutions in the Evolution of Global Slavery” An International Conference to be Hosted by Leiden University, The Netherlands 1-2 June 2015 It is with great pleasure that we extend to historians Continue reading

Luso-African Group at Tubman awarded Certificate of Appreciation

Congratulations to the Luso-African Group at the Tubman Institute on recently being honoured by the Angolan Community of Ontario, through its President, Mr. Antonio Ildo Major Alves, with a Certificate of Appreciation for their “dedication to educate people about Angolan culture Continue reading

UN Panel Discussion on Teaching and Learning about the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The Programme of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade and UNESCO hosted a panel discussion on teaching and learning about the Transatlantic Slave Trade at the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium, United Nations Secretariat, on Friday September Continue reading