February 28: Blackout Day

Posted: February 25, 2017 by admin in Uncategorized


Black History Month has recognized the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of black people both past and present. But as this celebration comes to a close, it is important to address the ongoing challenges and injustice that the black community now collectively faces.

Join Ethnocultural Support Services at Western University, UWO Black Students’ Association, Muslim Students’ Association – Western Universityand Prisoners’ Justice Film Festival: London, On for #TheBlackout on Tuesday, February 28th. This is a day-long event dedicated to addressing pressing issues that affect the black community. This includes topics such as mass incarceration, police brutality, Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter, AIDS in the black community and systemic racism. Come by the UCC atrium and learn more about these topics!

Facebook: Blackout Day: Black History Month Closing Ceremonies

BLACK LIVES MATTER ATRIUM DAY
– ALL DAY

HIV/AIDS VOLUNTEERING in UCC Atrium
– 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

BLACK LIVES MATTER SPEAKER SERIES in UCC Atrium
– 6 PM – 7.30 PM

SCREENING OF DOCUMENTARY “13TH” BY AVA DUVERNAY
– 7.30 PM – 9 PM – Council Chambers, 3rd floor UCC

 

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