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June 2021

Guelph Black Heritage Society Juneteenth Celebration

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/juneteenth-celebration-tickets-155665552859 + Google Map
Free – $10

This virtual event organized by Artistic Director Verese Vassell-Bowen will feature a variety of performances to commemorate Juneteenth, including: contemporary and traditional gospel music, spoken word, and dance. The goal of this event is to educate the community on the Juneteenth holiday and celebrate with performances from Canadian artists.  REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/juneteenth-celebration-tickets-155665552859

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July 2021

An Evening with Author and Educator Cecil Foster by Guelph Black Heritage Society

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Guelph, Ontario Canada + Google Map
Free – $10

Mr. Foster will speak about his most recent book, “They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada”.  Cecil Foster is a Canadian novelist, essayist, journalist, Public intellectual and scholar. He is currently Chairman of the Department of Transnational Studies at the University of Buffalo. Mr. Foster is well known for exploring race through immigration, and empowers this culture and beliefs through "Blacks in Action".  REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-author-and-educator-cecil-foster-tickets-155670383307

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