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COVID and the Black Community

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The Department of Sociology’s Resource Centre for Public Sociology (LA&PS) in collaboration with the Harriet Tubman Institute  Speaker: Professor Joseph Mensah Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University Register by February 5th; Zoom link will be sent out February 8th

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How York alumni are advancing initiatives in Black communities

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This lunchtime webinar brings together graduates from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies who are currently involved in various initiatives addressing anti-black racism, to share about their work in this area. Join us as we discuss their path to success and learn valuable insights Hosted by Associate Dean, Students, Michele Johnson. Includes Q&A […]

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Représentations et Articulations Raciales Des Noirs au Canada: Une Perspective Historiographique

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Speaker:  Professor Boulou Ebanda de B'béri, Special Advisor on Anti-Racism and Inclusion, University of Ottawa.  French presentation with bilingual Q&A, and French to English translation. BiographieLe professeur Boulou Ebanda de B’béri est Directeur/fondateur du Laboratoire des médias audiovisuels pour l’étude des cultures etsociétés (LAMAC&S) www.lamacs.uOttawa.ca/, Professeur titulaire en Sciences de la communication et des « […]

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COVID Vaccine and Me: A Black Perspective (STEM)

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The City's Toronto Black COVID Task Force and the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum in collaboration with the Harriet Tubman Institute. Join the Black Scientists' Task Force on vaccine equity for a Zoom event. Speakers: Dr. David Burt, Immunologist/vaccine inventor and ConsultantTrevor Aldridge, Vaccine Expert in compliance and regulatory affairsDr. Candice Todd, Naturopathic Doctor with expertise […]

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Experiencing Blackness: Black Students and Emerging Scholars of Different Social Backgrounds discussing resilience and exploring future landscapes.

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Experiencing Blackness: Black students and Emerging Scholars of Different Social Backgrounds discussing resilience and exploring future landscapes. Speakers: Beatrice Anane-Bediakoh, PhD Candidate - Sociology, York University.Amarachi Chukwu, PhD Student - Gender, Feminism and Women's Studies, York University.Uche Peter Umezurike, PhD Candidate & Vanier Scholar - English and Film Studies, University of Alberta.Justine Wallace, MA Student […]

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The Intersection of Racial Inequality, a Global Pandemic & Climate Change

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Join us on February 23, 2021, for our Annual JOHN W. HOLMES MEMORIAL LECTURE. About this Event The lecture will be bilingual If you have any questions, please contact ilst@glendon.yorku.ca BIOGRAPHY: Celina Caesar-Chavannes is a business consultant, coach, and international speaker. She currently serves as the Sr. Advisor, EDI Initiatives and Adjunct Lecturer at Queen’s […]

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Signing Black in America

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Our guests will first present the Black ASL project and the documentary Signing Black ; a Q & A period will then follow the showing of the documentary. Signing Black in America is the first documentary about Black ASL: the unique dialect of American Sign Language (ASL) that developed within historically segregated African American Deaf communities. Black ASL today […]

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The Education of Black Youth: A National Conversation with Educators

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Join us to discuss the similarities, relatedness, and commonalities in the educational experiences, attainments, opportunities and possibilities of Black student in various regions in Canada. Our panel of educators who currently work as teachers and administrators in School Boards in six Canadian cities, will enlighten us about issues and concerns of educators, students, parents and […]

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Why Black History (Month) Matters

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We invite all students, faculty and staff to attend our FREE virtual session on "Why Black History (Month) Matters" on Thursday, February 25th from 12:00-1:30 pm. As we honor and celebrate Black History Month, there is importance in continuing the conversation around Black history, cultural and lived experiences. Speakers include: Thomas Loebel, Dean & AVP […]

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2021 VIRTUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

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We hope to see you on February 26th between 12pm-3pm on YouTube Live @BHMrootedandresilient or follow @yorkulions for this important celebration! The virtual celebration, Rooted and Resilient, is in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the national declaration of Black History Month in Canada; also, the United Nations (UN) designated and proclaimed that the decade from 2015-2024 […]

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Towards Therapeutic Conditions: Racial Trauma with BIPOC Communities

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Moving beyond celebration, Black History Month is a time wherein we should all begin to reflect on the psycho-social implications of inequity. This 90-minute session will involve transparent and authentic conversations about Racial Trauma, Microaggressions, PTSS, Impostor Syndrome and the deplorable state of mental health amongst members of the Black community. Through exploring the historical […]

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