Black History Month

Every February, Black History Month provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, past and present, bringing attention to the vital role they have played throughout Canada’s history.

Explore options to participate locally and/or join the conversation online: #blackhistorymonth.

Attend an Event

Read Something

Stop by the UBC Bookstore and check out the BHM book display, or consider the following book recommendations from our equity facilitators.

  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective, , Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
  • Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry, Imani Perry
  • Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin Jr.
  • The Colonizer and the Colonized, Albert Memmi
  • How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, Walter Rodny
  • White Privilege, Robin DiAngelo

Get Involved