Black History Month

Every February, Canadians across the country participate in Black History Month events and educational opportunities that celebrate the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities.

Below, we have provided links to educational information and activities to help you learn more about Black History in our community and across the country.

Educational Resources

Unite Against Hate!

is a community resource for anti-racism education, collaboration and support. They offer a supportive environment for all residents of Brantford & Brant County to discuss and implement plans for progress and sustainable change.

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Ontario Black History Society

is a registered Canadian charity, dedicated to the study, preservation and promotion of Black History and heritage. The Society aims to encourage public interest in Black History.

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Ontario Black History Society Archives

is a digital archive of people (historical and contemporary), places, oral tales, Black fiction and academic literature, and more.

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Black History in Canada Portal

is a collection of timelines, articles, educational components, videos and more.

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What to read

Shop Local: Black-Owned businesses in Brantford

Learn more about and support the growing list of Black-Owned businesses in Brantford.