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Teacher Resources | Black History Month

Teacher Resources | Black History Month

Teacher Resources | Black History Month

In February, people across the world celebrate Black History Month. Mark the occasion by learning about the history and experiences of Black, African, and Caribbean Canadians and honour the legacy of Black people in Canada and their communities.

The 2024 theme for Black History Month is: “Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build”. This theme celebrates the rich past and present contributions and accomplishments of Black people in Canada, while aspiring to embrace new opportunities for the future.

Study Guide- Exploring Black Communities in Canada Through Film

AGES: 12+
THEMES: Anti-Black racism, Black Canadian activism, intersectionality, community, resistance and activism, and filmmaking as documenting Black Canadian history.


PD Session

Natasha Henry-Dixon is an assistant professor of African Canadian History at York University. She’s a historian and curriculum developer focusing on Black Canadian experiences. Natasha’s work is grounded in her commitment to research, collect, preserve and disseminate the histories of Black Canadians.

In this Professional Development Session, Natasha share her experiences using the study guide Exploring Black Communities in Canada through Film.



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