Day 1 February 2021

Watch Our 2021 Black History Month Proclamation & Launch Event (Held Jan. 31st)

The Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough is pleased to share a recording of Peterborough's launch event for Black History Month 2021. The launch can be viewed here.

It includes traditional African drumming and dance, a proclamation by Mayor Therrien, statements of support by dignitaries, and two prominent guest speakers — historian Rosemary Sadlier (who played a leading role in establishing Black History Month at all levels of gevernment) and Nicole Bonnie, the first Black CEO of the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies.