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Celebrating Black History Month With Your Family

February is Black History Month! You can celebrate, discuss, and learn about Canadian Black heritage and culture with children by accessing multiple resources. Black Canadians have helped shape Canadian society and celebrating their contributions raises awareness and pays tribute to Black heritage and human rights. Here is a list of resources to help you get started:

Family reading a book together

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Attend family friendly local Black History Month events:


Explore museums or archives to learn about Black History:


Advice for speaking with your children:


Educational Books, Media and Resources


Educational Videos


Share additional resources you’ve discovered to celebrate Black History Month with your family in the comments below!