African Heritage Month Resources


LIVE on Thursday, February 17th at 4:30 pm.
Black professional panel discussing the ways they overcame cultural barriers and how to navigate and succeed in today’s changing landscape.

Post panel ZOOM Q&A at 6:00 pm

5 Recorded 30 minute livestreams to show your class facilitated by Matthew “Testament” Jones from P.E.A.C.E.

  1. Monday – Dr. Martin Luther King & Maya Angelou – Leaving a Legacy
  2. Tuesday – Matthew Henson – Revisiting history
  3. Wednesday – Claudette Colvin – Fighting Ageism and Shadeism
  4. Thursday – Black Panther Party – The other side of the story
  5. Friday – Leaving a legacy and the importance of faith

Panel Discussion created by CSLIT’s Catholic Youth Black Alliance

Game: Who Am I – Black Prominent Figures
The Finale – Spoken Word poem by Kyla Russel
Red Table Talk – Panel Discussion: Navigating and overcoming cultural barriers

PART 1 – What’s in a word?
Panel Discussion – Discussing the widely held points of view on this extremely controversial issue.

PART 2 – What’s in a word?
The Finale – Student spoken word poem
Student Lead Panel Discussion – Answers to student questions surrounding this controversial word.


#BlackMusicMatters: Hip-Hop & Social Justice in Canada is an educator multi-discipline resource that explores Black culture, history, and creation, through the lens of hip-hop music. Grades 7-12.

One of our TCDSB Students was involved in this project.

Changing the face of curling
More breaking barrier stories


Matthew “Testament” Jones
Organization: P.E.A.C.E.
Contact and Information: Introduction Video

Christoff Kyere
Organization: flightunit
Black History Month Flyer

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