First a Little About Canadian Black History Month (BHM)
February 1st 2019, marks the 24th year since, the House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month in Canada following a motion introduced by the first Black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, the Honourable Jean Augustine.
During Black History Month, Canadians celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today.
The only time that evil triumph, is when good people do nothing
GOOD PEOPLE UNITED AGAINST RACISM
We are a Diverse Group of Good People!
We speak out and take action against racial discrimination.
We wear a Black Ribbon during Black History Month to show unity, solidarity and raise awareness of racial discrimination.
We encouraged work and study environments to be places where diversity is valued.
Wakanda OutReach Center (W.O.R.C.)
We are a nonprofit organization, that grew out of group of concerned citizens called “Ten Good People”.
In an era when questions of race seem to be dividing so many, we hoped that a common love of the magic of a movie would provide a positive message for people to unite around. Read Articles CBC and Windsor Star.
We organized the Wear a Black Ribbon during Black History Month and the Good People United against Racism Rallies, in order to promote solidarity, increase awareness, celebrate racial and ethnocultural diversity, and address issues of racial discrimination and harassment.