In 1995, after a motion by politician Jean Augustine, representing the riding of Etobicoke—Lakeshore in Ontario, Canada’s House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month and honoured Black Canadians.

Celebrating our People 

During Black History Month, Carleton University is celebrating the many achievements and contributions of our community members – our staff, faculty, students and alumni.

Check back here for stories and profiles throughout the month of February.