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Support a Local Black-Owned Business this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming up and Black History Month underway, there are many local Black-owned businesses that you can support (although it is important to recognize and support BIPOC businesses every month of the year). Take a peek at this list to get some ideas, whether you’re giving yourself some love this Valentine’s Day or wanting to appreciate someone special in your life!

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Black History Month: Black History Celebration 2024

In by Christina Dao

Experience the spirit of Seeds to Roots – Honouring Black Business Entrepreneurs, a complimentary family event presented by the Caribbean Associations of Calgary, with participation from some of our MRU staff members. This event will be held at Thorncliffe Community Association – …

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Black History Month: Black Small Business Market

In by Christina Dao

Collaborating with the Afro-Cari Student Society, we’re excited to present an Arts/Business Market, spotlighting and showcasing Black-owned businesses. Join us on February 28th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm in Wyckham House (second-floor lounge) for a vibrant event celebrating entrepreneurship and creativity!

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Black History Month: Showcase

In by Christina Dao

Teaming up with the Afro-Cari Student Society, get ready for a fantastic showcase! Join us for diverse performances by talented Black artists, including dance, singing, and more. It’s an event you won’t want to miss!

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Black History Month: Black Experience Mental Health Workshop

In by Christina Dao

Partnering with the Afro-Cari Student Society, we’re hosting a vital conversation on mental health tailored explicitly to the Black community. Join us on February 26th in the Council Chambers (Z236) from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, as we come together to address …

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Black History Month: Full Schedule

In by Christina Dao

February is Black History Month! The SAMRU Cultural Inclusion Centre and collaborators are hosting rich and engaging events highlighting the Black community and experiences of the Black diaspora. Widening the Knowledge Space: Black Authors and Learning in the MRU Context with Dr. …