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Black Futures keynote address, "Trust Black Women"

(March 2nd, 2023) - Laurentian University’s Equity, Diversity and Human Rights office and Black Lives Matter Sudbury is pleased to present the Black Futures keynotes address, Trust Black Women, on Saturday, March 4th, 2023 from 2-5:00 p.m. in the Fraser Auditorium.

This keynote address features a one-to-one conversation with journalist, professor, activist and Halifax’s former Poet Laureate El Jones, with artist, professor, Black Lives Matter Sudbury cofounder and LU alumna, Ra’anaa Ekundayo (formerly Brown).

In this intimate discussion, panellists will tackle themes where race and gender are foregrounded, noting how Black women have been at the helm of many movements for social change. This panel discussion will have ASL interpreters provided by Interprétation signes et paroles.

Keynote speaker and moderator bios may be found here. Please register and obtain a ticket in advance. Laurentian students are offered a ticket free of charge. 

Click here to view the poster.

For further details or questions: 
Equity, Diversity and Human Rights office, Laurentian University