February is Black History Month. Take some time to learn about the accomplishments and contributions of black Canadians with these resources:
Government of Canada, Black History Month website:
“Every year, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present. Canadians take this time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. During Black History Month, Canadians can gain insight into the experiences of black Canadians and their vital role in the community.” Resources include:
- Seven short videos highlighting contributions of important historical figures and inventors.
- Games and Quizzes
- Canadian Black History Virtual Museum
20 Notable Black Inventors Infographic (American and Canadian)