The BHM Organizing committee co-led by Black students and faculty with the EDI-Anti-Racism Committee of the School of Population and Global Health; the Office of Social Accountability and Community Engagement (SACE); and the Ingram School of Nursing’s Anti-Black Racism Committee are organizing several activities to celebrate and learn about our Black community, during February and beyond. Check out what’s coming up: 

  • February 10. Film screening: The Color of Care, a documentary on racial disparities in health care featuring Saleem Razack, MD. Hybrid event. Info & registration.
  • February 15. Let’s Imagine Together – Black Radical Futures in Community Health Without Policing: Panel discussion moderated by grad student Milca Meconnen and faculty member Mabel Carabali. Full dinner provided to in-person participants. Hybrid. Details and registration. Event poster (with QR code)
  • February 22. Screening of Little Burgundy (episode 4 of BLK: An Origin Story): Join us in learning about the Black history of Montreal’s Little Burgundy neighbourhood. Light dinner provided to in-person participants. Hybrid. Details and registration.  
  • February 22. Experiences of Black persons in the health sector in Canada and Quebec: A historical perspective. The Office of Social Accountability and Community Engagement (SACE), in collaboration with the Black Community Resource Centre of Montreal, is pleased to present this webinar with Canadian and Montreal Black history expert Dorothy Williams, PhD. Virtual. Info.
  • February 24. Panel Discussion: Yesterday to Tomorrow: Experiences of Black Nurses in Canada. Join us for an evening of enlightenment featuring rich, dynamic conversations and a lively moderated panel of Black nurses, moderated by ISoN’s Anne-Laurie Beaubrun. Hybrid, followed by Q&AHors d’oeuvres will be served. Info & registration.
  • March 11. Walking tour hosted by Rito Joseph:  An immersive learning experience about the Black history of Montreal, and specifically, the Old Port area. Co-organized with the Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health Students’ Society (EBOSS). Hot beverages and hand warmers will be provided to all attendees. Details and registration.   

McGill-wide Black History Month Events: See what’s happening this month around our campuses and around Montreal. Info.

Dorothy Williams, PhD