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 Upcoming Events

Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration
Missed joining live? Watch celebrations from Day One and Day Two on the Durham Black History Month YouTube Channel!
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 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.

 Watch Anytime

Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) Videos 
A video series created by the Teen Advisory Council (TAC) celebrating Black History. Profiles of prominent Black Canadians (as selected by Cultural Expressions Inc.) have been created by our TAC members as part of our Black History Month celebrations. Videos will be featured through February 2022!

You can also see last year’s video series on our YouTube page at youtube.com/AjaxLibrary.

 Read & Learn

Explore books on Black History across different reading levels: