Black History Month








Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration
February 5, 7:00 p.m.  
February 6, 2:00 p.m.
For the past 15 years, Cultural Expressions Art Gallery Inc. has presented the Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration. This year, the theme is simply entitled “15” with a look back at the memorable and momentous events that continue to shape the tone and direction of diversity across Canada and the Durham Region over the past 15 years.

Black History Month with Afiwi Groove
Saturday, February 5, 10:00–11:00 a.m. 
All ages
Get your groove on and start your day with a drumming session with Afiwi Groove!

Black History Month with Congress of Black Women
Movie Screening: “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”    
Sunday, February 20
Zoom discussion: 3:00–4:00 p.m.
The Congress of Black Women of Canada (Ajax/Pickering Chapter and Oshawa/Whitby Chapter) will celebrate virtually with a movie presentation of “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.” Register to watch anytime on this date, then join the Zoom discussion at 3:00 p.m.

Black Excellence in STEM Careers and Research
Monday, February 7, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Best suited for teens and adults. 
Margaret Ikape, PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, shares her passion for science, her journey, and her research interests in the field of Astronomy and Astrophysics. In partnership with Vaughan Public Libraries. 

Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) Videos 
Coming soon! A video series created by the Teen Advisory Council (TAC) celebrating prominent Black Canadians. You can also see last year’s video series on our YouTube page at