Black Is The New Black

The discussion will centre the question of “Who is Black?” how is blackness socially constructed specifically in the city of Toronto

The City of Toronto's Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit (CABR) is partnering with Delta Family Resource Centre (DELTA) to present: Black Is The New Black?: A Call to Explore Black Identity in "Multicultural" Toronto. A Community conversation on how social spaces of Toronto negatively influence Black youth experiences on July 11th at The STOP - Wychwood Barns 3:30pm-8pm.


Anti-Black racism has had detrimental impacts on the life and work of Black people in Toronto. The panel portion of the event will explore the question "Who is Black?" and will focus on deconstructing how Blackness is socially constructed in the city. This initiative will enhance the leadership capacity of participating youth by creating a platform whereby they can begin to explore their identity and better articulate who they are and how that defines their future.
Panelists: Nathan Baya • Tiana Smith • Eva Simone • Stella IsaacModerated by Sheniqkwa Phillips.Performers TBA. There will be FREE food, music, giveaways, vendors and service providers throughout the event. The panel will start at 6pm!Thank you to our partners City of Toronto CABR and the STOP.This space is wheelchair accessible and an inclusive open safe space for all folks and allies to join us! If you have any dietary restrictions, questions or accommodations please contact: Shenikqwa via email:
This space does not tolerate anti-blackness, anti-trans, zenophobia, islamophobia, homophobia, racial/gender/sexual violence or hate in any form.

Black Is The New Black

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