Black History Month is a time for a 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.
Join us in a month-long celebration of Black history.
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
Changing the Flow
City of Cambridge
City of Kitchener
hymn to freedom project
Kareen - @kareentv
Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation
Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre
Lucky Iron Fish
Stephanie Duff - Rayne Project
The Beauty Club Outlet