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Jun 13 – Jun 26, 2024
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Excerpt from: The Kids Book of Black History in Canada

For years, Canadians didn't see Black Canadians in history books, on television or in newspapers – their stories weren't told. Many people, Black or white, didn't know about Black people’s important contributions to Canada. But Black Canadians have added to Canada's story in many ways. From military heroes and journalists to cowboys and activists, Black Canadians have a proud history, present and future.

Children’s Books – Representation Matters

Children's books have fought bigotry and advocated inclusion well before Ezra Jack Keats's "The Snowy Day" hit the market. Cultural observers credit Keats' illustrations for helping to pave the way for more inclusive and diverse children's literature. The 1962 book features Peter, an African American boy, who explores his neighborhood after the season's first snowfall.
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POHGEP at Annual 5K Run Walk – HBCUs Run the District

Join the Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership (POHGEP) on Saturday, June 29, for the 11th Annual HBCUs Run the District 5K Run/Walk and Community Day.
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Carver Bank's $25 Million Revolving Loan Facility to Support Building Decarbonization Projects

Carver is one of the largest African– and Caribbean–American managed banks in the United States. The Bank recently expanded its online presence to include consumer checking and savings accounts across nine states, from Massachusetts to Virginia, and Washington, DC. The bank was named after inventor George Washington Carver.
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3 New Podcasts: Kirk Whalum – Tutankhamun – Barry Murray – Housing Renovators

Kirk Whalum released EPIC COOL, his newest album, on May 17. On one of our newest podcasts, we talk about a range of subjects, from the impact his Nigerian/Swiss producer Greg Manning has on his new recording to the effects of his parents raising him in a blues town, Memphis, on his work in jazz. Surprisingly, when we talk about his conversion to Catholicism in 2022, he shares that he is a second cousin to Sister Thea Bowman.

6 Ways to Master Healthy Grilling

Marinating your meats is not only tasty, it’s good for your health, too. Marinating your steak can reduce the amount of carcinogenic compounds, chemicals formed when meat is charred.
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The Gary Literacy Council's Wine, Book, and Food Tasting is June 20. In Florence, Italy, the African Diaspora Cinema Festival takes place Jun 26–Sat, Jun 29. Celebrate Juneteenth in Montgomery County, MD at the Scotland Juneteenth Heritage Festival Sat, Jun 15–Wed, Jun 19 and we all can easily experience These Camouflage Portraits Celebrate African Beauty photography by Thandiwe Muriu, it’s online. Image: Bette Smith at the Columbia Pike Blues Festival in Arlington, VA Sat, Jun 16.

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