Black History Month event: Everyday Black Excellence

Celebrate Black History Month by appreciating Everyday Black Excellence with the University of Victoria Office of Equity & Human Rights on February 16th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Everyday Black Excellence: Being Black on Campus and Beyond acknowledges and celebrates some of the Black talent that currently exists within the students, instructors, staff, senior administrators, and members of the UVic external community. Additionally, panellists and attendees will have the opportunity to brainstorm ways to strategically address Anti-Black racism at UVic. 


1:00pm - 1:15pm Welcome & Territory Acknowledgement
1:15pm - 1:28pm UVic’s commitment in signing to the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian Higher Education
1:28pm - 1:33pm Understanding anti-Black racism from Dr. Moussa Magassa
1:33pm - 2:30pm Panel presentation from Dr. Elizabeth Adjin-TetteyDr. Moustapha FallAdaezejeso Ezeaku, & Dr. Devi Dee Mucina
2:30pm - 2:42pm Sharing ideas for change & the Equity Action Plan
2:42pm - 2:52pm Spoken word/slam poetry from 2019 Youth Poet Laureate Aziza Moqia Sealey-Qaylow
2:52pm - 3:00pm Closing remarks

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