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Blackness & Disability

February 19 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

SSMU Building, Lev Bukhman room (203)
3480 McTavish
(Metro Peel)

This event is organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education Office (SEDE), McGill University and the Black Students’ Network of McGill as part of Black History Month/Le Mois de l’Histoire des Noirs at McGill. Join us for a critical and much needed conversation about the intersection between Blackness and disability and the impact of racism and ableism at McGill and beyond.

PANELISTS

Futsum Abbay
Gift S. Tshuma
Karine-Myrgianie Jean-François
Kylie Brooks – Activist and Writer

Kylie Brooks is a Black woman and a trans and disability justice activist based in Toronto. She currently studies Computer Programming atGeorge Brown College and is passionate about social justice and challenging systems of oppression that impact marginalized communities.

MODERATOR:

Rachel Zellars

This event is free and open to the public. Childcare will be provided and light refreshments will be served.

More details to come! For more information about Black History Month at McGill or BHM 2018 visit: https://www.mcgill.ca/equity_diversity/sede-events/black-history-month/2018. To get in touch with organizers, please email blackhistory.sede@mcgill.ca.

Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/184148055686113/