Black History Month at Calgary Public LibraryThursday, February 1, 2024 - Thursday, February 29, 2024
Join Calgary Public Library for a series of events that give space to people and stories that honour, educate, and shine a spotlight on Black history in Canada.
Jon Cornish, Chancellor of the University of Calgary and former Calgary Stampeder, in partnership with the Chinook Country Historical Society, will be hosting a special event on February 13 at Central Library. Power and Privilege in an Intersectional Life will explore the complexities of Jon’s unique journey as a person of mixed heritage and what it is like navigating a world rife with stereotypes and misconceptions.
The Library will also be screenings several films that explore Black history and the experiences and contributions of Black people in Canada:
- True North: Inside the Rise of Toronto Basketball – February 12
- John Ware Reclaimed – February 25
- The Road Taken – February 29
See specific dates and times for all events at Calgary Public Library.
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