black history month

The OUA and U SPORTS acknowledges Black History month

With over 11,000 student athletes, coaches, and administrators, the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is the largest conference within U SPORTS and was the first multi-sport organization of intercollegiate athletics in Canada.Continue...

Queen's Black Fashion Association hosts first show

Queen’s Black Fashion Association (QBFA) is in its second year at the university, continuing to create a space dedicated to inclusion while paying homage to the foundation of Black culture within contemporary trends.Continue...

Through the athlete’s eyes: Lireesa Gokhool-Jefferson on Women’s Basketball

Queen’s was victorious over Lakehead and York this weekend while celebrating their graduating seniors.Continue...

In conversation with Vanessa Thompson

Having just arrived at Queen’s a month ago, Vanessa Thompson, assistant professor in Black Studies, is one of the first faculty members to form the newly established Black Studies minor program.Continue...

From U SPORTS to Queen’s: How Black History Month is being celebrated in university sport

From live U Sports events to initiatives taking place on Queen’s campus, important conversations and projects are underway within university athletics programs for Black History Month.Continue...

‘History is Rarely Black or White’ deconstructs the cotton industry

History is Rarely Black or White is an exhibition at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre deconstructing the cotton industry’s harmful colonial legacy through garments.Continue...

KFPL celebrates Black History Month

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has partnered with Limestone District School Board to showcase local Black writers in an event called ‘Celebrating Black Creators: Readings of Poetry and Prose.’ Continue...

How SBBA approaches advocacy and community building

In Spring 2020, Julius Adu, Comm ’24, was a high school senior contemplating where to go for university. Queen’s Commerce was one of his top choices, but looking into the program raised questions.Continue...

Remembering Chinua Achebe through ‘Dead Men’s Path’

Chinua Achebe was an exemplary Black writer best known for his 1958 novel Things Fall Apart . His short story “Dead Men’s Path” shouldn’t be missed.Continue...

Black History Month isn’t a token for performativity—it’s a call for change

Black allyship shouldn’t be confined to just Black History Month (BHM)—consumers and corporations alike should be working year-round towards equity.Continue...

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