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(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) The African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Network of the Waterloo Region recently received an invitation from the City of Kitchener’s Mayor Berry Vrbanovic to attend a Black History Month dinner with a select few community leaders chosen from the Mayor’s Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We are deeply disappointed by this last-minute invitation, which was received after a Task Force member explicitly requested that the Mayor and staff commit to organizing a meaningful event with the ACB community.

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Jean Augustine's efforts in the House of Commons 25 years ago to build support for a motion calling on the federal government to designate February as Black History Month in Canada succeeded in the end, but there were some hurdles along the way.

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Last Saturday night, Iqaluit kicked off Black History Month celebrations with an opening ceremony at the Frobisher Inn. “The objective is to express the reality that we all are one connected, united human family,” said Stephanie Bernard, president of the Nunavut Black History Society.

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To commemorate Black History Month, the combination photography and illustration art exhibit 143 (I Love You) Sponsored by TD launches inside Toronto's Union Station on Thursday February 6th at 7:00 pm and runs until March 28th.

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Karl Subban and his wife Maria have raised five successful children, three of which are NHL players. Subban is an educator, coach, leadership speaker, and author whose passion is to see young people fulfill their purpose. He has made it his goal to impact as many young people as he can with his many years of experience working as an educator.

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If you want to understand my basic ambivalence toward the concept of a “Black History Month”, then just tap the word “consolation” into your Google browser. Within the span of one second, you will be treated to a dropdown definition along the lines of “the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment” or “a person or thing providing comfort to a person who has suffered.”

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Justin Trudeau says it’s time Canadians acknowledged that racism and unconscious bias against Black people exist in this country.

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A Black high school student in Ajax, Ontario walks into class one February morning and her white teacher is wearing a camouflage do-rag on his head, as a way to celebrate Black History Month.

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This Black History Month, PIECE OF MINE Arts returns with the highly anticipated BLACK MEN IN THEATRE showcase at the grand Fairview Library Theatre, February 15 – 17.

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African-Canadian Author/Artist Robert Small announces the release of his first-of-a-kind-booklet “We’re Going Full STEAM Ahead”.

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