Celebrating Black History Month

13 February, 2024 | Initiatives and Projects

Every February, people across Canada participate in Black History Month events and festivities that honour the legacy of Black people in Canada and their communities.

The 2024 theme for Black History Month is: “Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build”. This theme celebrates the rich past and present contributions and accomplishments of Black people in Canada, while aspiring to embrace new opportunities for the future.

You’ll find below a short list of local resources to use as a starting point for you to learn, explore and celebrate Black history and excellence in Manitoba.

Black History Manitoba

A local organisation that stimulates awareness and interest in history and achievements in the keystone province.

Black Owned Manitoba

A directory of Black-owned businesses, freelancers, and suppliers from across Manitoba.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Black History and Human Rights | A selection of Black stories, voices, struggles and triumphs.

CBC Kids News

Black History Month: Exploring the past and future of February’s annual celebration.

Shared Health Manitoba

Meet some of the Black healthcare providers building a stronger community for all.