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Black History in Canada

February 28 @ 7:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month by learning more about Black history in Canada including the Canadian Civil Rights movement.

Join presenter Channon Oyeniran, vice-president of the Ontario Black History Society, as she delves into the rich history of Black people in Canada.

Channon Oyeniran is an expressive historian, educator and author, and the founder/director of Oyeniran Education Support Services (OyES). An honours graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in history and Caribbean studies from the University of Toronto, a master’s degree in slavery studies from the University of Hull in the U.K., a certificate in adult education from George Brown College and currently undertaking her PhD at Queen’s University, Channon has expanded her knowledge and information about Black history and the issues the Black community faces both locally, here in Canada and internationally. Channon is also the vice-president for the Ontario Black History Society, where she helps the organization preserve, celebrate and spread the rich Black history of Ontario and Canada.

Free, virtual event.

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Date:
February 28
Time:
7:00 pm
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Caledon Public Library
Phone:
905-857-1400 x228
Email:
mmaw@caledon.library.on.ca

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