Black History Month 2021: Hidden Histories

Join us for a teach-in on local Black history on Monday, February 8th 2021 from 12 PM - 1:30 PM. 

The presentation will be led by guide and historian Rito Joseph and we will also be welcoming archivist and consultant Melissa J. Nelson. Learn more about Rito's work here. Learn more about Melissa's work here.

Please RSVP by registering below. You will then receive a confirmation email with the link to register to and access the Zoom event. Please ensure you register through both in order to access the direct Zoom meeting link. For any questions or accommodation requests, please contact Shanice Yarde at shanice.yarde [at] We look forward to seeing you there and celebrating Black history together!

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McGill University is situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehà:ka, a place which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations. We recognize and respect the Kanien’kehà:ka as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.

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