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Lethbridge College features guest speaker to wrap up Black History

Black History Month celebrations ended Tuesday afternoon at Lethbridge College. To conclude the month, a lunch and learn session took place which featured a guest speaker. Moji Taiwo is a Calgary based author, speaker and retired civil servant, who chatted about her experience as a newcomer to Canada. She discussed the challenges she faced as […]Read More

University of Lethbridge Black History Month kickoff event focuses on

Black History Month is also being celebrated at the University of Lethbridge. A kickoff event to recognize the month took place Wednesday morning that focused on inclusivity. International Rep for the U of L Maleeka Thomas says black history should never be forgotten.   “Erasure it’s one thing you recognize when coming here that your blackness seems […]Read More

Vibrant colours on display for Black History Month

February is Black History Month and a long list of activities commemorating the event are set to take place at Lethbridge College. The official kick off took place on Wednesday morning. Staff from the college showcased Black culture and colourful clothing at the event. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, officials highlighted the importance of recognizing […]Read More

Funding for John Ware Youth Empowerment Program

As part of Black History Month, the province is investing $144,600 into the John Ware Youth Empowerment Program over the next two years. The initiative is designed by the Global Village Centre in Brooks, and honours the legacy of John Ware, who was a black rancher and one of the first ranchers to settle in […]Read More

Black History Month at Alberta legislature

Black History Month kicked off at the Edmonton legislature on Wednesday afternoon. There were a variety of guest speakers and tons of music celebrating black culture. As Micah Quinn explains, organizers say it’s important to celebrate Black History Month, but there is still a lot to do to help out black people in our community.Read More

Black History Month to be celebrated at Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College kicked off Black History Month on Tuesday morning with a speech from the event organizer, and instructor in the school of Justice Studies at the college, Ibrahim Turay. Last year, events for the month were mostly celebrated online. Turay says it’s vital to recognize Black History Month. “We celebrate this history for our […]Read More