Black History Month Resources

To celebrate Black History Month, we have compiled a list of black resources recommended by UWSA directors and staff. You can find different local organizations and businesses to support, books to read, influences to follow, and much more!

Read:

  1. The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole
  2. Black Life by Walcott & Abdillahi
  3. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  4. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
  5. The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas
  6. The Journey of Little Charlie, Bud, Not Buddy, and more by Christopher Paul Curtis

Buy:

  1. Vintage clothing: Velvet Tundra Vintage
  2. Silk masks: Clems Studios
  3. Hair and beauty:
  4. Ethnic foods and hair products: Dino’s Grocery Mart
  5. Art: Tanisha Salakoh

Watch:

  1. The Skin We’re In
  2. When They See Us
  3. Moonlight
  4. 13th
  5. Time: The Kalief Browder Story

Listen:

  1. Ordinary Black Girl Podcast
  2. Gentler by Maya Fleming

Follow:

  1. @pegcitylovely
  2. @kendramorous
  3. @iharterika
  4. @adriennemareebrown
  5. @migrantscribble
  6. @sandymhudson
  7. @strategiccharmboutique
  8. @stylemydreams
  9. @miss_chi_fitness

At UWinnipeg:

  1. Student organizing: Black Students’ Union
  2. Courses: ENGL-3708: topics in Canadian Literature: Black Canadian Writers

Attend, Donate, and Support:

  1. blackownedmb.com: Black business director
  2. west.afrobiz.ca: Black business directory
  3. bhmwinnipeg: Fundraisers, events, and training
  4. Pilgrim Baptist Church: Black History Month Events
  5. @theblacklabelwpg: Winnipeg’s Black Creatives’ Collective
  6. Black Space Winnipeg: Events, artist demonstrations and workshops
  7. QPOCWinnipeg: Events for Queer and Trans Identified Black, Indigenous & People of Colour
  8. Justice4BlackLivesWPG: Community Organizers in Winnipeg

For a PDF copy, click here: Black History Month Resources

 

 

 

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