CUPE 2191 CELEBRATING THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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CUPE 2191 CELEBRATING THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH
 

February marks the beginning of Black History Month. What does Black History Month mean to you? Here’s what it means to the members of the Equity, Equality, and Diversity Committee:

 
During the month of February, it’s important to recognize the history of black people in Canada, and celebrate their legacies and accomplishments, both past and present.
– Judy Yan
 
To me; to be Black is to be bold, to be inspired, and beautiful. Black is not a colour, Black is beautiful.
– Janice Johnson 
 
This month highlights the many accomplishments and contributions that African Americans have embarked throughout history. 
– Jacinda Benjamin 
 
Recommended watching: Hair Love (2019)
Recommended reading: The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole
 
Enjoy the 2021 Black History Month Kick-Off presented by the Ontario Black History Society (OBHS): https://youtu.be/2S3mPxqPfgY
 
Please check back for further updates throughout the month of February!
 
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you
– Maya Angelou 
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