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Black History Month


Sudbury Five Game

Friday, February 2, 2024

  • 7:00 p.m. 

  • Sudbury Arena, Downtown Sudbury

  • $25.00 per person

  • Tickets available at

Join the Laurentian University African and Caribbean Students Association (LUACSA) at the Sudbury Arena for a Sudbury Five basketball game against the Newfoundland Rogues.

This game serves as more than just a sports event; it's an opportunity to embrace the richness of African and Caribbean cultures, connect with fellow students, and create lasting memories. Be prepared for an evening of cheering, camaraderie, and a fantastic showcase of talent both on and off the basketball court.

Secure your spot now and join us for a night that blends the excitement of sports with the spirit of cultural celebration!



Public Speaker's Convention

Monday, February 5, 2024

  • 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Executive Learning Centre, Fraser Building, 3rd floor

This year’s Public Speakers Convention will delve into the profound keynote topic, "Living through Stereotypes and Microaggressions as a Black Person." The convention promises a thought-provoking exploration of the experiences faced by individuals navigating stereotypes and microaggressions within the context of their identity as Black individuals. 

Attendees can expect engaging discussions, impactful presentations, and a platform for open dialogue surrounding these crucial issues. The event schedule includes an insightful pause between 11:30 am and 12:00 pm, providing attendees with an opportunity to network, share perspectives, and absorb the valuable insights presented. 

Join us for a morning of enlightenment, empathy, and empowerment as we collectively strive for a more inclusive and understanding community.



Black Entrepreneur Day

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Parker Atrium, Parker Building, 1st Floor

Join us for a dynamic and vibrant showcase of entrepreneurial talent. This event promises a unique opportunity for students and local entrepreneurs alike to explore a diverse array of merchandise from various black-owned businesses, ranging from fashion and accessories, to art, crafts, and more. The event serves not only as a marketplace for entrepreneurs to showcase and sell their products but also as a platform for students to engage with and support the local black business community.

Beyond the commercial aspect, attendees can look forward to an enriching cultural experience, fostering connections, and celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit within the African and Caribbean diaspora. This day is poised to be a lively and impactful event, creating a space for collaboration, commerce, and cultural appreciation during the month dedicated to honoring Black history and achievements.



Games Night

Friday, February 9, 202

  • 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

  • Games Room, Laurentian Residence, Student Street

Get ready for an unforgettable night of fun, camaraderie, and friendly competition at the upcoming game night. Students will enjoy an array of classic and modern games that cater to diverse interests and gaming preferences. Whether you're a board game enthusiast, a console gamer, or someone who enjoys interactive and social games, there will be something for everyone. 

The LUACSA game night is not just an opportunity to showcase your gaming skills but also a chance to build lasting friendships and celebrate the rich diversity of African and Caribbean cultures on campus. Come join us for a memorable night of games, laughter, and community building!



Friday at the Cinema

Friday, February 23, 2024

  • 2:00 p.m.

  • Place des arts, Downtown Sudbury

  • FREE event

In collaboration with the Centre de santé Communautaire, the Laurentian University African and Caribbean Students Association (LUACSA) is hosting an enriching afternoon at the movies during Black History Month.

Students will experience an engaging selection of films that shed light on the diverse narratives within the African and Caribbean diaspora. This event takes viewers on a journey through culture, history, and shared experiences. With an array of compelling stories and narratives, LUACSA aims to create an inclusive space for dialogue and reflection.

Don't miss out on this unique occasion to celebrate Black history through the lens of powerful storytelling.



Cultural Day

Thursday, February 29, 2024

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Parker Atrium, Parker Building, 1st floor

Get ready for an enriching cultural experience at LUACSA’s Cultural Day. Let us take you on an immersive journey into the diverse and dynamic cultures of Africa and the Caribbean, offering students a unique opportunity to celebrate and appreciate the richness of these heritages. 

Attendees will enjoy an array of engaging activities, including traditional music and dance performances, art exhibitions showcasing the creativity of these regions, and interactive displays delving into the history and traditions that shape African and Caribbean cultures. There will also be opportunities for students to actively participate, fostering a sense of community and understanding. 

From delicious culinary delights to insightful presentations, Cultural Day aims to foster unity, awareness, and appreciation for the diversity that thrives within the African and Caribbean communities.