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What Black History Month means to me: Cpl Melissa-Anne Lackan

Black history month is about bridging differences through similarities. It is a reminder that the human race has more similarities than differences between them....

What Black History Month means to me: Capt D’Anne Robinson

Black History means power to accept change. It’s a time to reflect and remember those that came before me that helped to align and...

What Black History Month means to me

Being black means that I have to unfortunately continuously fight all the time. It means that I have my work continuously scrutinized, my achievements...

Black History Month Spotlight: Chaplain School Commander on embracing change

Commander Éloi Gunn, Ph.D; D. Th, Canadian Forces Chaplain School and Centre. (Photo: Emily Nakeff) In 1999 while in his twenties, Cdr Éloi Gunn, Ph....

Black History Month: The story of Canada’s only surviving quadruple amputee of the First...

War Amps Rob Larman and Tiffany Ross, a member of the War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program laid a rose at the grave of...

Black History Month (VIDEO)

This Black History Month, we in National Defence celebrate the contributions of Black Canadians in uniform and honour their proud tradition of...

Black History Month Spotlight: William Edward Hall

Victoria Cross recipient William Hall was born in 1827 in Horton, Nova Scotia, the youngest of seven children. His parents, Jacob and...

Black History Month Spotlight: Kathleen “Kay” Livingstone

Kathleen “Kay” Livingstone (1918-1975) was born in London, Ontario, in 1918. Her parents, James and Christina Jenkins founded the Dawn of Tomorrow,...

Black History Month: Changing Through Listening

Everyone agrees – 2020 was a year of unprecedented events, global change, and important discussions on racism and discrimination. The Canadian Armed...

Black History Month Spotlight: Viola Davis Desmond

Viola Davis Desmond (1914–1965) was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was an African-Canadian who ran her own...