Black History Month

Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.

For 2019, the theme of the Government of Canada's Black History Month campaign is Black Canadian Youth: Boundless, Rooted and Proud.

Black History Month poster

Download the Black History Month poster.

Rollcall – A poem by George Elliot Clarke

Created in 2017, by the acclaimed Canadian poet, playwright, George Elliott Clarke, Order of Canada, Order of Nova Scotia, the spirit and intent of Rollcall remains relevant today. As part of the Government of Canada Black History Month 2019 campaign we invite you to explore Rollcall to learn more about Black Canadians.


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