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Rhythm & Blues Presents: Black History Month


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Black History Month is a time for us to celebrate the unique and compelling stories of Black Canadians past and present.  The Rhythm & Blues series of Black History Month events throughout February provides opportunities for citizens to engage with Black history, art, culture, and social justice, organized by local members of the Black community.  The name Rhythm & Blues comes from the saying “They want our rhythm but not our blues” and this series offers a look at the historical and contemporary struggles and triumphs of Black communities in Waterloo Region.

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Join us in a month-long celebration of Black history.

Looking for community resources?
Check out this list of African, Caribbean, and Black-Owned businesses in Cambridge
Try Welcome Cambridge, a map that helps you discover services in your area.

Explore Black History Month with materials from Idea Exchange.
Laureen recommends Children’s Picture Books
Laureen recommends Children’s Non-Fiction
Laureen recommends Children’s Chapter Books
Scott recommends Teen Titles
Meghan recommends Adult Titles
Movies on Kanopy
Movies, shows, e-books, music and audiobooks on Hoopla

Rhythm & Blues would like to thank all our sponsors and supporters:

Afro Tribal Dancers
Alana Decker Cambridge Art Galleries
Cambridge Food Bank
Caribbean Basket
Changing the Flow
City of Cambridge
Diva Cup
Easy Periods
Fade Factory
hymn to freedom project
Idea Exchange
Kinbridge Community Association
Kind Minds Family Wellness
Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation
Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre
Lt hustle
Lucky Iron Fish
Luxe vinyl
Mayor McGarry
Nicole Faulkner Brown
Reid's Chocolates
Selam Debs
Stephanie Duff - Rayne Project
The Beauty Club Outlet


Submitted by David Mclean (not verified) on

All the very best in your efforts to connect and celebrate blessings