Black History & Black Futures

Hello, division 4!

What do you know about Black History Month and what connections can you make? In today’s blog post you can see some of the videos and resources we have been exploring…

Black History Month is a time to reflect on the stories, experiences, and accomplishments of Canada’s black community. This is also a time to think about contemporary black experiences and also focus on supporting black futures. Please see this link for a STATSCAN article and also watch the video below…

There are so many inspiring stories of black Canadians who demonstrated courage and excellence and made important contributions that shaped our country and world.

Click here for an interactive map of 23 black Canadians who made major contributions to Canada’s culture and legacy:

Keep researching and being inspired!

THINK & SHARE: What information would you like to see added to this blog post’s list of videos and resources for Black History Month?

Today we watched Martin Luther King Jr.’s entire “ I have a dream speech”, pausing along the way to discuss and explain some historical references and rhetorical devices he used to communicate his moving message. Students were invited to reflect together afterwards.

Please Share Your Ideas, Questions, Comments, etc.

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