Black History Month

Black History Month

Western acknowledges and celebrates Black History Month, and encourages the campus and London communities to listen, learn and discuss.

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to host a number of events throughout February and March celebrating Black excellence. These events are free of charge, but advance registration is sometimes required. Please see event descriptions for more information. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Black History Month Events

Jean Augustine

Passing the Baton - A fireside chat with The Honourable Jean Augustine

The Honourable Jean Augustine
Feb. 8, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Randell Adjei

RISE Above Adversity - Transforming Pain to Power with Randell Adjei

Randell Adjei
Feb. 15, 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.


Black History Month Film Screening

Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community and Speakers for the Dead
Feb. 15, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Anthony Lue

Paving the way with Anthony Lue

Anthony Lue
Feb. 28, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Emmanuel Jal

Emmanuel Jal comes to Western

Emmanuel Jal
Mar. 10, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Black Excellence Book Collection

Explore this collection of books for self-reflection and education about Black history and the Black experience. Featuring titles from a variety of classic and Canadian Black authors.

Explore the collection

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