Akua Benjamin & Rinaldo Walcott interview with Scott Neigh

Fighting anti-Black racism in Canada: Past, present, future On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Akua Benjamin and Rinaldo Walcott. They are prominent activists and scholars, and founders of the Anti-Black Racism Network in Toronto. click link to interview

Professor Annette Henry on Canadian universities

Canadian campuses suffer from a lack of racial inclusion Universities often ignore a varied and rich Black intellectual tradition. By ANNETTE HENRY | February 9, 2016 click link to article

CBC article featuring Professor Handel Wright

Black in Vancouver: identity hard to build, says professor ‘To talk about a kind of pan-African, pan-black identity and groupings, then it becomes much harder’ By On The Coast, CBC News Posted: Feb 04, 2016 11:06 PM PTLast Updated: Feb 04, 2016 11:06 PM PT click for link to full article

Black History Month Events

NOW SHOWING! Égeries Noires/ Black Muses An hommage to twelve Black women who have impacted Canadian music history at the Espace Cultureal Georges-Émile LaPalme exhibition space at Place des Arts. (free admission; enter from rue Ste Catherine or via underground metro Place des Arts) With listening stations and outstanding visual artwork by five Black women … [Read more…]

The Blackening Margins of Multiculturalism: The African Canadian Experience of Exclusion from the Economic, Social and Cultural Promise and Prosperity of Canada

A Report on the Canadian Government’s Compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the 57th Session of the Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (February 22 to March 4 of 2016). (February 2016) Submitted by: Anthony N. Morgan, Hons. B.A., LL.B., B.C.L. Policy & Research Lawyer African Canadian Legal … [Read more…]

Dr. Dean Robinson at Concordia this week

Remembering our friend Dolores

Dolores Sandoval (1937-2015) Last summer, members of Community-University Talks had the honour of working with Dr. Dolores Sandoval and participating in her play, Coloured Pictures in Family Frames.  The play was part of the month-long program, The World of Colours of Dolores Sandoval held at Espace Mushagalusa Gallery. Working with Dr. Sandoval was incredibly inspiring–she … [Read more…]

See it for yourself! The Ninth Floor opening in theatres this weekend

Ninth Floor by Mina Shum produced by the NFB by Selwyn Jacob  the film about the Sir George William’s Affair opens Friday on Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday at Cinema du Parc Friday, the 15th @ 19h30 Saturday to Thursday (16th – 21st) @ 17h20 Please share below. The film screens in English with French … [Read more…]

Kola Magazine Monthly Readings/ Lectures mensuelles Kola Magazine

Kola Magazine Monthly Readings/ Lectures mensuelles Kola Magazine Maguy Metéllus and H. Nigel Thomas co-host  a series of  bilingual monthly readings: The Kola Readings. The event is free, but a small donation is welcome. Everyone is invited.The readings are held at 2741 Notre-Dame West, Montreal (north-east corner of Notre-Dame and Atwater) from 7-9 pm, the second Monday of … [Read more…]

A conversation about race, sexuality and gender (Nov. 27)