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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.

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Yes Canada, Systemic Racism Exists Here

There is racism in every Canadian community because the policies and practices of our institutions create different outcomes for different racial groups. Systemic racism is embedded into the very fabric of our lives.

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