Black History Month

AMO Celebrates Black History Month


Every February, people in Canada are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities.

The 2024 theme for Black History Month is: “Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build.” This theme celebrates the rich past and present contributions and accomplishments of Black people in Canada, while aspiring to embrace new opportunities for the future (Source: Government of Canada - Canadian Heritage).

An example of how some municipalities recognize the past and present contributions that Black Canadians make to their communities: