Toronto's movers and shakers bring candid discussions and performances including a tribute to the late Austin Clarke with Canada's Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke and panel discussions on classic Canadian hip hop albums. Our kick-off event, #BlackLivesMatter, reviews the achievements of Toronto's Black communities and race-relations in Canada. Toronto-Caribbean Eh List authors and poets examine diversity in literature and Roxane Gay tells stories of "difficult women".
Kids and Families
Drumming, dancing, stories! Fun programs that celebrate black culture and traditions from around the world including a concert with Toronto Mass Choir. Hear the courageous stories of Joshua Glover and Viola Desmond. Learn about carnival and Caribbean traditions.
Enjoy larger than life artwork inspired by Caribbean life from photographer Jenny Bablooba and artist Jennyland James.