Black History Month 2021 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Last updated: February 18, 2021    -each entry links to more information  * denotes multiple dates Month of February (interactive/self paced/various dates) Virtual Event (Conference - 9 sessions): Stratagem: Black Queer Futures– series of virtual talks and workshops by Black activists, thought-leaders and revolutionaries that dive deep into the nuance of Black queer identity, resistance … Continue reading Black History Month 2021 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Virtual Event (Discussion): Anti-racism in Education: Through the Eyes of Dionte Jelks– February 18, 2021 @ 7:00pm – [African Arts & Cultural Society – Issamba Centre]  

For more information: https://fb.me/e/TSbbDF2L Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021 Time: 7:00pm Cost: Free, but register in advance us02web.zoom.us Born in the south side of Chicago and growing up in what was once known to be the poorest neighourhood in the United States, Dionte shares his story of living in the Robert Taylor Homes projects and … Continue reading Virtual Event (Discussion): Anti-racism in Education: Through the Eyes of Dionte Jelks– February 18, 2021 @ 7:00pm – [African Arts & Cultural Society – Issamba Centre]  

Virtual Event (Online Film Screening): JOY § RESILIENCE IN BLACK BRAZILIAN LIVES– February 18-28, 2021 – $5-$15 [Vancouver Latin American Film Festival]

For more information: vlaff.org Date: February 18- 28, 2021 Cost: Sliding scale tickets $5 – $15 (link to purchase tickets) Event Description: While Black death remains a common trait of the Black experience in the diaspora, this program chooses an oppositional route, taking you towards a celebration of our lives and the renderings of our … Continue reading Virtual Event (Online Film Screening): JOY § RESILIENCE IN BLACK BRAZILIAN LIVES– February 18-28, 2021 – $5-$15 [Vancouver Latin American Film Festival]

Virtual Event (Performances): Let’s Hear It! Live: Black History Makers – TRS, Mauvey, Iman W– February 18, 2021 @ 5:30pm – [Music BC w/ 100 Collective]  

For more information:  https://fb.me/e/475PXgvZx Date:   Thursday, February 18, 2021 Time: 7:00pm Cost: Free but register in advance - Eventbrite link  (click here) Music BC is proud to announce our first digital concert of the series in partnership with 100 Collective Let's Hear It! Live - Celebrating Black History Month will feature three emerging Black artists … Continue reading Virtual Event (Performances): Let’s Hear It! Live: Black History Makers – TRS, Mauvey, Iman W– February 18, 2021 @ 5:30pm – [Music BC w/ 100 Collective]  

Virtual Event (Event/Fundraiser): Join us for this Event and Open House! #Representation Matters: A Creative Collabz and Conversationz event.– February 19, 2021 @ 5:30pm – [Ethọ́s Lab]  

For more information: http://www.ethoslab.space Date: Friday, February 19, 2021 Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm Cost: Register at http://www.ethoslab.space/events Eventbrite link  (click here) Ethọ́s Lab is continuing its fundraising push. We are at $10,000 helps us get to $100,000 to support enhancing our programming and scaling our impact to more families. Don't forget to give: http://www.ethoslab.space/give Creative … Continue reading Virtual Event (Event/Fundraiser): Join us for this Event and Open House! #Representation Matters: A Creative Collabz and Conversationz event.– February 19, 2021 @ 5:30pm – [Ethọ́s Lab]  

Virtual Event (Awards/Community Event): Annual Legacy Awards Honouring Black Physicians – February 27, 2021 @ 6:00pm – $20 [National Congress of Black Women Foundation – BC]

For more information: https://ncbwf.org/2021/01/17/annual-legacy-awards-feb-27th-2021/ Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021 Time: 6:00pm Cost: $20 (Register for tickets on Eventbrite at this link or https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/annual-legacy-awards-2021-celebrating-resilience-in-health-care-tickets-139599043497?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch) Event Description: In recognition of our annual Legacy Awards, we will be Honouring Black Physicians that have contributed to the health of, not only the Black community but to the broader communities … Continue reading Virtual Event (Awards/Community Event): Annual Legacy Awards Honouring Black Physicians – February 27, 2021 @ 6:00pm – $20 [National Congress of Black Women Foundation – BC]

Virtual Event (Workshop): Antiracist Picture Books: A Zoom Workshop for Parents and Caregivers– February 27, 2021 @ 2:00pm – [Vancouver Public Library]  

For more information: Website link Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021 Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Cost: Free but register in advance (Please click here to register or https://www.vpl.ca/survey/index.php/873384?lang=en) Injustice and oppression are often hard to talk about whatever your lived experiences. Picture books can help. Through an in-depth look at a selection of picture books that … Continue reading Virtual Event (Workshop): Antiracist Picture Books: A Zoom Workshop for Parents and Caregivers– February 27, 2021 @ 2:00pm – [Vancouver Public Library]  

Virtual Event (Panel): Vancouver Black History Month 2021– February 20, 2021 @ 5:00pm – [Thrive4Blacks, HeadHeartHand, NCABC]  

For more information: https://bit.ly/BCBHM2021 Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021 Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm Cost: Free but register in advance (Eventbrite link - click here) A special Virtual Event to celebrate 2021 Black History Month. Theme is “The future is now". About this Event. Black History Month (BHM) is an annual global event celebrated in the … Continue reading Virtual Event (Panel): Vancouver Black History Month 2021– February 20, 2021 @ 5:00pm – [Thrive4Blacks, HeadHeartHand, NCABC]  

Virtual Event (Book launch/Discussion): Ijeoma Oluo in conversation with Cicely Belle Blain– February 24, 2021 @ 4:00pm – [Massy Books and Massy Arts Society]  

For more information: Facebook link Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Time: 4:00pm Cost: Purchase a copy of Mediocre from independent bookstore Massy Books to receive entrance to this virtual event. Purchase here: https://bit.ly/3ajSCJT Join Ijeoma Oluo, the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, in conversation with author … Continue reading Virtual Event (Book launch/Discussion): Ijeoma Oluo in conversation with Cicely Belle Blain– February 24, 2021 @ 4:00pm – [Massy Books and Massy Arts Society]  

Virtual Event (Performance): ISSAMBA BITES – Zal Sissoko– February 13, 2021 @ 7:00pm – [AfriCa-Fest Canada, Issamba – Your Ultimate Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms and 2 others]  

For more information: Facebook link Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021 Time: 7:00pm - 7:45pm Cost: Free, https://fb.me/e/3xyTJhYmI In celebration of Black History Month/Mois du Patrimoine Africain. African Arts & Cultural Community Contributor (AACCCS) please present ISSAMBA BITES! These representations are highlighting artists from ISSAMBA Showcase in their own environment and with their own artists. Tonight, … Continue reading Virtual Event (Performance): ISSAMBA BITES – Zal Sissoko– February 13, 2021 @ 7:00pm – [AfriCa-Fest Canada, Issamba – Your Ultimate Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms and 2 others]