Save the Dates: Black History Month 2021

ARCDO Celebrates Black History Month 2021! 

The Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office (ARCDO) invites you to join our upcoming programming for Black History Month in February 2021. These events are free and open to students, staff, faculty and external community members. 

1. Black History Symposium: Honoring the Diversity of Black Leaders and Agents of Change 

Monday, February 8th, 2021 • 10:00am – 12:00pm EST 

Join us for a keynote address by Dahabo Ahmed Omer, Executive Director of the Black North Initiative, followed by a panel discussion.  

Format: Keynote followed by a panel discussion with community leaders and agents of change.  

Platform: Virtual- Zoom.  

Audience: This event is free to attend and open to students, staff, faculty and external community members. 

For further information and registration, visit the ARCDO website! 

2. Film Screening – Ninth Floor 

Friday, February 12th, 2021 • 12:00pm- 2:00pm EST 

Join us for a screening of the film Ninth Floor by Mina Shum. In her first feature-length documentary, director Mina Shum takes a penetrating look at the Sir George Williams University sit in of February 1969, when a protest against institutional racism snowballed into 14-day student occupation at the Montreal university.  

Format: Film screening and Q & A.   

Platform: Virtual- Zoom.  

Audience: This event is free to attend and open to students, staff, faculty and external community members. 

For further information and registration, visit the ARCDO website! 

3. Black History 365 Calendar 

As we look ahead to the celebration of Black History Month, ARCDO compiles a list of all of the events/campaigns/initiatives planned across U of T’s three campuses that recognize and honour Black History in the month of February. We invite you to submit any event/campaign/initiative for the Black History Month 365 Calendar. Submissions are welcome from students, staff, faculty, librarians and chaplains. Visit the ARCDO website to submit an event! 


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