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Black History Month: Home

Educational resources celebrating the history, legacy & contributions of African-Canadians & African-Americans

February is Black History Month

Heritage Matters: Live with Esi Edugyan

For students and educators: (Grade 7 and up)

February 18 & 23 from 8am to Noon


The Ontario Heritage Trust presents bestselling author and two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-winner Esi Edugyan for an exclusive talk on her internationally acclaimed novel Washington Black – touching on the themes of Black heritage, identity, belonging and displacement. Two education-focused and three general-public screenings will be available.  The broadcast will also include a virtual visit to Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site and a question-and-answer segment with Esi Edugyan that features questions from youth and leaders from Ontario’s Black heritage community.  For more information and to register click here.