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An Evening With Desmond Cole

In International Dialogue



This Black History Month, join well-known Canadian author and activist Desmond Cole for his perspective on what it means to be Black in Canada. Also a journalist and broadcaster, Desmond Cole was the subject of the 2017 CBC documentary, The Skin We’re In. His first book, The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power, was published in 2020. CBC Journalist Adrian Harewood will moderate, engaging in a lively discussion of their experiences as Black Canadians.

In English with simultaneous translation in French. The event will begin at 1:00 a.m. on Zoom (registration required). We would like to inform those in Canada that the date and time reflects the time zone of Frankfurt, Germany. (February 18, 7:00 p.m. in Ottawa)

The recording will be posted here, on this page, as well as on YouTube the following week.


Presented by the Canadian Museum of History with the support of TD Bank Group.


Feb 18, 7:00pm EST/Feb 19, 01:00 CET


English, French

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