Year: 2021

Meditation Mondays: Monday, February 22, 2021

Morning Gratitude

For this Meditation Monday, focus on becoming present in the moment and allowing yourself to be grateful for what you have in your life, such as being thankful for our safety during these hard pandemic times. Relax your mind and have faith that soon, everything will work out just fine.  We will eventually get through these hardships, but we ... Continue reading "Meditation Mondays: Monday, February 22, 2021"

Black History Month (Week 4): Improving Education for Black Youth

Interview with Mukisa Kakembo

In the last week of Black History Month, Diversity and Equity Council has one final exclusive speaker.  As a 23-year-old student at Dalhousie’s Schulich School of Law, Mukisa Kakembo is interested in advancing the protection of human rights and access to justice. Learn more about her work regarding system racism present in education and improving education for ... Continue reading "Black History Month (Week 4): Improving Education for Black Youth"

Black History Month (Week 3): “Reporting on Race: The Black Community in the Media”

Tiffany Mongu Video

This week for Black History Month, Diversity and Equity Council is presenting stories of change by a new generation of African-Canadians. Tiffany and her peers at the Ryerson University Journalism program petitioned for a new course called “Reporting on Race: The Black Community in the Media.” Her story reveals how to achieve profound change and racial representation by ... Continue reading "Black History Month (Week 3): “Reporting on Race: The Black Community in the Media”"

Black History Month (Week 2): Black Canadians in our Military

Canada’s First Black Battalion

The role of Black Canadians in our country’s military history cannot be understated. Facing enemy gunfire and domestic racial prejudice, Canada’s first Black Battalion faced and overcame a double threat. In the second week of Black History Month, this video presented by Diversity and Equity Council will allow you to learn a little more about their impact ... Continue reading "Black History Month (Week 2): Black Canadians in our Military"