Black History Month Community Recognition & Closing Gala

février 22, 2018
Black History Month Community Recognition & Closing Gala

Please join us for a festive night of education, entertainment, food, music, and memorable speakers.

We will be celebrating the 26th Canadian commemoration of Black legacy. To this legacy, we will be adding our 2018 True Role Models. These Role models are Canadians, they live, work, and raise their children in our country and tonight we will honour them. 

Please be advise that we require an elegant attire. 

Tickets: Advance: $30 single|Door: $40 for all Cash Bar...

***ISSAMBA - Afro-Latin Jazz by Noedy, Pablo, Hector and guests
****DJ ROSCO from Vancouver: 9:30 to 12:30

Please bring a friend with you and or, spread the word around you!

AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH//Black History Month is significant to Black-Canadian history in many ways. This month honors the legacy of Canadians, past and present. The month is also important for providing communities with insight into the experiences of black Canadians.

Our gratitude and respect to the W̱SÁNEĆ, Lekwungen, Songhees & Esquimalt people as we are mindful that this event will be taking place on unceeded territories of these peoples.

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BHM2018 - Movie Screening & Panel Discussion

février 07, 2018
BHM2018 - Movie Screening & Panel Discussion
You are invited to the Black History Month screening of MICHAËLLE JEAN: A WOMAN OF PURPOSE

A film by Jean-Daniel Lafond

Production: NFB and Inform Action

In 2005, Michaëlle Jean became the Governor General of Canada. A dedicated journalist and citizen of the world, she devoted her mandate to youth, women, Indigenous people, and culture, promoting social change and international diplomacy. In 2010, the tragic earthquake in Haiti took her back to her native land. Michaëlle Jean: A Woman of Purpose is an insider’s look and a thoughtful portrait of the woman and the stateswoman.

Enjoy a post-screening discussion featuring Victoria residents:
-Silvia Mangue (Kulealove)
-Annie Djiotsa (Canadian Armed Forces)
-Mariam Okwengu
Moderated by Boma Brown (Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group)

African snacks provided!

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Mamadou Diabate, Balafone player from Burkina Faso

janvier 24, 2018
Mamadou Diabate, Balafone player from Burkina Faso

Kick off Black History Month with an evening of African rooted music and dance

February 1st, 2018 –
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. (Door open @ 7:30)
Mary Winspear Centre - Charlie White Theatre
2243 Beacon Ave, Sidney BC V8L 1W9

February 2nd, 2018
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. (Door open @ 7:30)
Beban Park Recreation Center
2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia 
February 3rd, 2018
8:00 - 10:00 P.M. (Door open @ 7:30)
The Wise Hall Lounge
1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver, British Columbia 

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