Friday, February 26, 2016 | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby
Saturday, February 27, 2016 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Burnaby Mountain Secondary School, 8800 Eastlake Drive, Burnaby
The intention for RACE MATTERS is to respond to the calling out of racism with positive responses.
Youth will participate in an interactive workshop by ENSEMBLE as well as a RACE MATTERS from COAST to COAST workshop sponsored by NCBWF.
Videos from the BlackHalifax.com project will be presented by Scruffmouth and facilitated in open dialogue led by Dr. Annette Henry.
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Minnijean Brown-Trickey is one of the nine African American students who collectively resisted opposition to the desegregation to enter Little Rock Central High School in 1957, with protection from federal troops.
Dr. Annette Henry
A professor at the UBC Department of Language & Literacy Education, her scholarship examines race, class, gender, and culture in the context of learning/teaching experiences for Black students and teachers.
An international spoken word artist and co-editor of The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, this graduate of Simon Fraser University and former soccer pro is a rhythmic dub poet, writer and performer in the “edutainment” industry.