February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an opportunity to learn about the experiences, achievements and rich contributions of Canadians of African and Caribbean descent. It is also a time to recommit to combatting anti-Black racism and build greater equity in our schools and communities.

Here are some resource links curated by the CESBA Equity and Inclusion Committee:

Helpful educator and student resources from TDSB Centre of Excellence for Black Student Achievement

Links and resources on challenging anti-Black racism from Gilary Massa, Senior Human Rights Policy Specialist, TDSB

Key messages on equity and resources links on from Anthony McLean, diversity and inclusion keynote speaker

Excellent podcast interview – Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Schooling with Phiona Lloyd-Henry, Coordinating Principal, Peel DSB, and Natasha Henry-Dixon, Assistant Professor, African-Canadian History, York University (mp3 link)