2014 Talk Forum/ Forum de Discussion!

JOIN US TO DISCUSS: SOLIDARITY ACROSS DIFFERENCES Construire des solidarités au-delà de nos différences JOIGNEZ-VOUS À NOUS POUR CETTE DISCUSSION! saturday april 5 avril 2:30pm-7pm café l’artère 7000 avenue du parc CHILDREN WELCOME / ENFANTS BIENVENUS SOUPER INCLUS * DINNER INCLUDED      RSVP: C.UNIT.FORUM@GMAIL.COM

Aujourd’hui! Today! (March 21 Mars)

Demonstration and March: Against colonialism, racism and the Charter Gathering at 6pm at Mt-Royal métro (Mt-Royal Avenue, between Berri and Rivard) Part of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on the anniversary of the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa. Organisé par Ensemble contre la Charte xénophobe Endorsed by/ Appuyé par: QPIRG … [Read more…]

(Mar. 19th) Real Talk with Kai Thomas!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 5:30pm – 8:00pm DESTA Black Youth Network 1950 St.Antoine, Montreal, Quebec H3J 1A5   Canadian, Jamaican, Brazilian, Ghanaian, American. The Black Diaspora is far and wide, but what unites us? What do we all share? This REAL TALK session explores our shared history and the effects of transatlantic slavery on Black … [Read more…]

Events this week (Montreal)

Monday Febraury 24th, 7pm Join Cinema Politica Concordia for the screening of this poignant doc that shines a different light on Haiti through the stories of Haitians themselves. Director Joseph Hillel will be in attendance. This is a special co-presentation with **Haiti Action Montreal. AYITI TOMA, THE LAND OF THE LIVING Joseph Hillel / CA … [Read more…]

Festival FRO 2014

Soirée d’ouverture: 5 février Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal Opening night: February 5th Montreal Museum of Fine Arts   (See English below) En plus du dévoilement expo 4ieme Mur et du témoignage des finalistes de 5 a 7h , nous lancerons à 20h les festivités mercredi le 5 février avec la très honorable Michaëlle … [Read more…]

Upcoming speaker series at Concordia not to be missed!

THICK SKIN: REFLECTIONS ON RACE, GENDER AND POLITICAL RESISTANCE IN QUEBEC AND CANADA **A speaker series presented by Concordia University’s Centre for Gender Advocacy** Artists, scholars, activists and teachers pose challenges and responses to racism in Quebec and Canada. Open to the public. *** Thurs, Jan 30, 6:30pm, H-459: Leila Bedeir on Islamic Feminism & … [Read more…]

DESTA and C-Uni-T

What a pleasure to visit DESTA last night to speak about Community-University Talks and invite the group to collaborate on some projects in the upcoming new year! DESTA, the Black Youth Network, is a not-for-profit community-based organization serving marginalized youth, aged 18 to 25, primarily from the Black community in the Greater Montreal area. Our … [Read more…]

printing projects/ sérigraphie

October 2013: Congress of Black Writers & Artists tote bags octobre 2013: Sacs du Congrès des écrivainEs et artistes noirEs Screen-printing our own tote bags was made possible by Ste. Emilie’s Skillshare and the patience and generosity of Iggi Zhou, the volunteer from Ste Em’s who worked with us into the wee hours of the … [Read more…]

2012-2013 Workshops & Presentations

24-26 MAY 2013 Where are you from? Reclaiming the Black Presence in Canada, Black Canadian Studies Association 2013 Conference Cora-Lee and rosalind were thrilled to participate in this conference at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario.  Cora presented on a panel titled “History and Cartographies of Blackness and Belonging” and rosalind presented on a panel titled … [Read more…]