CBC Asks: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? Black on the Prairies

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Join the CBC and special guests for a discussion on what it means to be Black on the Prairies today.

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Black on the Prairies started as a conversation between colleagues in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests in Spring 2020. What grew out of it was a collection of personal essays, articles, audio stories, images based on the desire to share the fullness of Black life on the Prairies.

Join CBC Saskatoon journalist Omayra Issa and CBC Radio One host Ify Chiwetelu as we discuss what it means to be Black on the Prairies today.

There are several panelists, and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts on themes including politics, resistance, Black futures, and more.

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  • Kayla Pascal, Graduate Student, AB
  • Bertrand Bickersteth, Writer and Educator, AB
  • Uzoma Asagwara, MLA, MB

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Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021

Event Start Time: 7:00 p.m. MT to 8:30 p.m. MT

Tickets are free but seating is limited and registration is required.

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Black on the Prairies Project

CBC Asks: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? is part of the Black on the Prairies Project. The Black on the Prairies project is a multi-platform project led by CBC Saskatchewan journalist Omayra Issa and CBC Radio One host Ify Chiwetelu. Black on the Prairies explores the past and present lives of Black life on the Canadian Prairies through personal essays, articles, audio stories, images and more.

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