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Toronto’s longest-running celebration
of Black History Month

With so many great events to host, we’ve expanded Kuumba over two weekends! This year, we explore the themes currently affecting our global community including Black Lives Matter, Women’s Empowerment and The Invisible Majority.

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Gumboot Dance Workshops with Just Aissi

12:00pm –12:45pm

Family

Take part in a fun and engaging dance workshop suitable for everyone in the family! Be ready to express yourself aloud. Fun is guaranteed!

Kuumba Family Crafts with Karen Bell-Higgins

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Family

Join us for two afternoons creating your own black culture-inspired heroes and sheroes or assembling your own customized buttons using historical quotes, images and/or drawings.

NFB celebrates Black History Month for Kids

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Family

Film

A series of short films for kids that showcases the activists, survivors and everyday people who make up the rich history of Afro-Canadian culture.

Afro-Fusion Workshop with Esie Mensah and The Black Stars

1:15pm – 2:00pm

Dance

Family

Rooted in traditional and contemporary African styles fused with dancehall, soca and more. Esie Mensah and The Black Stars promote a fusion of movement that is fun for all levels and all ages.

Kuumba Family Storytelling with Itah Sadu

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Family

Learning

Join us for an afternoon of tales that celebrate our ancestors and beyond with storyteller Itah Sadu.

Kuumba Family Storytelling with Itah Sadu

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Family

Learning

Join us for an afternoon of tales that celebrate our ancestors and beyond with storyteller Itah Sadu.

Gumboot Dance Workshops with Just Aissi

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Family

Take part in a fun and engaging dance workshop suitable for everyone in the family! Be ready to express yourself aloud. Fun is guaranteed!

Afro-Fusion Workshop with Esie Mensah and The Black Stars

4:45pm – 5:30pm

Dance

Family

Rooted in traditional and contemporary African styles fused with dancehall, soca and more. Esie Mensah and The Black Stars promote a fusion of movement that is fun for all levels and all ages.

Kuumba Drumming Circle Workshop with Amadou Kienou

6:15pm – 7:00pm

Family

Music

Come and learn to play the djembe. Master drummer Amadou Kienou will share his knowledge of West African traditional rhythms in this fun all ages workshop.

NFB celebrates Black History Month for Kids

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Family

Film

A series of short films for kids that showcases the activists, survivors and everyday people who make up the rich history of Afro-Canadian culture.

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