February 01 2021

Black History Month Launch Event

As part of our virtual kick off, a video entitled "Together We Rise Durham" will be live streamed on February 1, 2021 at 7 p.m. You can watch the event live on the Black History Month in Durham Region YouTube channel. Featuring a talented group of performers, the launch video celebrates Black culture, community and allies.

February 2021

Black History Month Virtual Book Discussion

The 2021 Black History Month Committee will be hosting a year-long virtual book club to introduce and celebrate inspiring authors and books. Live, online discussions will occur with the authors and members of the committee. The public is encouraged to join. The first book discussion will be February 17 at 7 p.m. with Canadian icon Denham Jolly, author of "In the Black: My Life." Get reading! Details on how to RSVP and join the book club will be released soon.