Entries by ashlie

Black History Shouldn’t Be Confined To 1 Month A Year

Black History Shouldn’t Be Confined To 1 Month A Year By Yvonne Sam (Chairman of Rights and Freedoms Committee at BCRC) February just ended, which means for some I am out of time to weigh in on issues that affect Black people. It is a known fact that beyond the 28 or 29 day stretch, […]

Opinion: The Quebec Human Rights Commission Is Too White

Opinion: The Quebec Human Rights Commission Is Too White By Yvonne Sam (Chairman of Rights and Freedoms Committee at BCRC) The Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission has come under harsh scrutiny, following the hiring of a senior manager in its Investigation Division. The Commission has failed to diversify its senior management personnel, with […]

Rendez-Vous With Home BTW Presentation

Black Theatre Workshop is proud to present Rendez-vous With Home written and performed by Djennie Laguerre, and directed by Dayane Ntibarikure. Rendez-Vous with home is the story of sisters Josephine and Suzette, who are sent by their mother on a trip to Haiti to bury their father, a man they barely knew. Josephine, who has scant memories of her […]

Meeting of Black Community Forum with Culture Montreal

Meeting of Black Community Forum with Culture Montreal By Dr. Clarence S. Bayne President of BCRC   Present: Chair of the Secretariat of Black Community Forum, Editor of Semaji, Administrative Coordinator of BCRC, Artistic Director  of Black Theater Workshop, General Manager of Black Theater Workshop, Union United Church Representative, Black Writers Guild Representative and Coordinator […]

QUESCREN Call for Papers

The ‘English Boss’ and Company Towns: Quebec’s English-speakers in the industrial economy, then and now   Call for Papers Deadline for abstracts: January 18, 2018 Date of Event: May 9-10, 2018 Université du Québec à Chicoutimi Saguenay, Quebec, Canada